HIVE Ventures 30 Under 30: Armenians In Tech

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Karen Khachikyan

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Born In: Yerevan, Armenia

Current Job: Co-founder and CEO, Expper Technologies


Karén was born and raised in Yerevan, Armenia. He graduated from the National Polytechnical University in Armenia, with the highest honors, and received the Presidential Award as the Best Bachelor and Master Student of Armenia. During his university years, Karén started working at Synopsys as an Analog Design Engineer – he was the designer of the first-in-market DDR5 memory Synopsys IP. He is also the author of 11 scientific papers published in industry-leading conferences and journals.

In 2017, Karén founded Expper Technologies, where he and his team build Robin, an emotionally intelligent robot designed to help children cope during with their time in hospitals. Karén is now the Chief Executive Officer at Expper and is leading the team through their multiple successful pilot programs.

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