Nat Fast

Vice President
Software Development

Nat is a self-proclaimed creative technologist who has concentrated on media and content production systems for the past 35 years. He previously was the Vice President of Development at Livescribe, a consumer electronics company focusing on the invention of a smart pen, and was responsible for the pen as the center of the overall architecture of the enterprise solution. He also worked with Leapfrog Enterprises in the development of the interactive model for the audio-only Fly pen. Working with the US Army, Paramount Pictures, and ICT he developed a distance learning, narrative simulation system for leadership training as well as created the technology behind the final exercise for NSA analysts at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

Nat is considered a pioneer in the early development of data-driven websites for entertainment, gaming, and ecommerce. He was the Vice President of Technology for Digital Evolution (US Interactive) during the dot com days and worked with some of the largest corporations (Toyota, Nissan, Planet Hollywood, Saban, Swiss Air, Disney, Paramount, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, DNC) to envision and create products for web-driven applications, kiosks, client server applications, multi-media systems, and event management. He was the Executive and Floor Producer for the Technology Pavilion of the 1997 Inauguration of the President of the United States. He has consulted to AT&T Labs in the commercialization of patentable technology and provided numerous prototypes of new technologies to companies such as Kmart, United Airlines, AT&T Solutions, Microsoft and Apple. Nat holds a BA in Theater Arts from Santa Clara University.