Founder @litehouse.io. TEDx speaker, Earlier @intel. @stanford. Hiker. Passionate about all things Hardware.
Nahid is the founder and CEO at Litehouse (http://www.litehouse.io) where she builds voice controlled smart home platform. Litehouse is featured at GigaOM, Maker Faire etc.
Nahid loves building all things hardware and blogs at http://lilyhack.wordpress.com/. Her TEDx talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RBhuoVcsHw) highlights some of the problems that needs to be solved to accelerator innovation in the hardware space. She co-chaired at Open Hardware Summit 2014 and was featured at EEWeb (http://www.eeweb.com/spotlight/interview-with-nahid-alam ).
Earlier she was a Sr. Design Engineer at Intel, proposed Intel's strategy on Maker Movement. Originally from Bangladesh, Nahid is a strong advocate of STEM education, organizes Modular Electronics Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-Modular-Electronics-Meetup/), volunteers in various STEM workshops, trilingual and loves hiking.