Jaz Banga

Jaz is a serial entrepreneur best known for delivering Google Wi-Fi to the City of San Francisco. He continues to provide free Wi-Fi to the Union Square neighborhood as an act of philanthropy.

As an inventor he holds 37 patents and, through the process of developing creative technologies, became well-versed in the field. He works with inventors in all fields including software development, biotech research and telecommunications.

Jaz was mentored in entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley by the late Dr. John Freeman. He is currently the CEO of ProximityWare, Inc.—a start-up that creates location-based platforms that have the ability to monetize Wi-Fi. Previously he founded Cobalt Technology in Toronto, followed by a move to Silicon Valley where he founded Unwire Now, Inc. and Feeva, Inc.

Jaz is an Audi aficionado, a passionate photographer, a surfer and an ardent supporter of the Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares.

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