Natan is a PhD student in the Fluid Interfaces group at the MIT Media Lab. His work fuses design and engineering to create novel human experiences. Natan’s background is in Computer Science, Product Design and Entrepreneurship. As a ten-year industry veteran, he worked for Sun Microsystems, and was the co-founder of Samsung Electronics Israel R&D Center and served as its Mobile R&D General Manager. He was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Jerusalem Venture Partners. Just before joining the MIT Media Lab, he was the Lead UI Designer at Heartland Robotics (now Rethink Robotics). Natan holds a BA in Computer Science from the IDC in Herzeliya and a M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT. Natan is passionate about new consumer technologies; he holds several patents in Mobile and HCI domains. His academic and professional work has been widely published in popular press and academic conferences such as TEDx, CHI, UIST, Wired magazine, and many more. Natan is a Co-founder of Formlabs.

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