Ed Fernandez is a board director, advisor, early stage and startup VC and a technology entrepreneur based in Palo Alto. He is also a mentor & advisor at Singularity University Ventures and Berkeley’s Center for Technology & Entrepreneurship. Ed combines these roles with his work as board director at Arowana International, an asset and fund management holding and PE – mid-size companies operator listed in ASX (ASX:AWN). Ed is a strategic advisor at Arowana’s Alicorn Venture Fund. In 2015 Ed founded Naiss.io, an advisory & VC boutique in Palo Alto focusing on technology startups & early stage companies. He is also board director & investor at BigML Inc., a machine learning as a service platform company.