We are delighted to announce the addition of Art Ghazaryan to the STAN team as a new angel investor. Art brings a wealth of experience and professional expertise that aligns with STAN's mission and objectives.

Art's educational background is diverse and distinguished. As an MIT Sloan Fellow, he has received top-notch training and knowledge. He holds a diploma with the highest honors from Yerevan State University in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Furthermore, he has earned master's degrees in entertainment and media from Ohio University and computer science from Tufts University.

As a co-founder and CEO of Ympakt, a boutique venture studio and impact-focused research lab, Art's work exemplifies the power of design thinking. Ympakt's portfolio teams are dedicated to building purpose-driven startups that create both profit and positive change in the world.

Art has a remarkable entrepreneurial experience having founded and managed four successful startups with a strong presence in Armenia in various fields, including image processing, music education, biotech, aerial analytics, social ventures, and photography.

In addition to his venture-building experience, Art has also contributed to international development programs as a manager at the World Bank and UNDP. His multi-national and multi-disciplinary experience has led him to spearhead projects in government, academia, and private foundation sectors in Armenia, Rwanda, and Indonesia.

Art has made significant contributions to social impact initiatives, focusing on capacity development for ethical leadership and entrepreneurship in emerging regions. He has also pioneered engagement and nudge platforms to influence consumer and citizen decision-making, particularly in development settings. Furthermore, he has developed platforms that foster artistic expression, originality, and greater semiotic engagement, vital aspects of human flourishing and active global citizenship.

Art's investment interests encompass a wide range of fields, including ML/Imaging (B2C, photography, digital marketing, B2B computer vision, aerial analytics, Greentech), biotech (ML-Drug Discovery), and edtech (music literacy, STEM, non-profit).

We are thrilled to share common values and passion for innovation and technology entrepreneurship in Armenia and are confident that Art’s involvement in STAN's activities will amplify our collective efforts.

Welcome aboard, Art! We are excited to embark on this journey together.
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