Nick Warren is a patented inventor and the Founder/CEO of MetaSensor, a venture-backed R&D organization located in Silicon Valley that is advancing a new generation of IoT devices to significantly improve individuals’ and organizations’ ability to monitor, protect, and track their important assets. He is a Behavioral Product Designer at the Center for Advanced Hindsight (with Dan Ariely et al.), which leverages behavioral insights to address important global issues. Previously, as Director of Program Technologies for the Carnegie Foundation at Stanford, Nick led the development and implementation of the Foundation’s digital systems and platforms, ultimately improving educational outcomes for tens of thousands of students nationwide.
Additionally, Nick regularly speaks on issues pertaining to design, technology, cybersecurity, and the internet of things for organizations ranging from Google to the GSMA Mobile World Congress. He has worked with leaders in the defense, intelligence, and tech communities and has been featured in Popular Science, TechCrunch, The Verge, Mashable, The Next Web, and The Week. He is a passionate photographer, and his product and portrait photography has appeared in publications ranging from Forbes to Women’s Health.
Nick specializes in behavioral product design, technical leadership, and scaling digital platforms. He has a background in physics, computer science, and quality improvement, and has created and bootstrapped several software startups. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his son and spouse, Danielle Harlan, advising startups focused on high-leverage problems, producing electronic music, logging hours as pilot-in-command, exploring new cultures, and capturing the world with his trusty
Canon Fujifilm camera.