Nobuhiro "Nob" Seki is a serial entrepreneur specializing in delivering the latest technologies to people such as the Internet, the social media and the Internet of things (IoT). Nob is based in New York City with strong network in his home country Japan and the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2015, Nob founded FabFoundry, a community for hardware startups & creative makers that connects to the startup ecosystem such as an accelerator program "Monozukuri Bootcamp", a seed fund "Shisaku Fund" and global manufacturing resources. Prior to FabFoundry, Nob served as an executive member of Six Apart, a pioneer of the blogging movement in early 2000s. He led the company for more than a decade, for his first 7 years as EVP followed by CEO for 4 years. Prior to Six Apart, he co-founded a startup that builds a multiplayer mobile role-playing location-based game platform in 2001 while he was studying at the business school at Carnegie Mellon and Entrepreneurial Summer School at London Business School. Before joining Carnegie Mellon, Nob was engaged in business development at Nikkei's publication company to launch Japanese Edition of MIT Technology Review, working closely with the MIT community. At Nikkei, Nob started his business career as Staff Editor contributing to Nikkei Computer Magazine, evangelizing the power of the Internet with its early adopters including Joi Ito, then-current evangelist of the Internet and today known as Executive Director of MIT Media Lab. Nob was based in Tokyo but spent lots of time in the SF Bay area from Nikkei's office in Santa Clara, CA. Nob received an MBA in Entrepreneurship with Distinction from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002, where his team represented the school to participate in business plan competitions. He graduated from the University of Tokyo with a B.S. in Engineering in 1994.