Suman Giri is the Chief Operating Officer of MyChair. He was born and raised in Nepal and moved to the U.S. in 2007 for higher education. His research focuses on green energy, and the automation of energy-efficient practices for buildings. He wants to create a positive change in the society, and harbors entrepreneurial aspirations to solve some of the developing world’s most challenging problems. He majored in Physics and Mathematics with Phi Beta Kappa Honors at Oberlin College, Ohio (2011). He then completed his Masters degree in Civil Engineering with Phi Kappa Phi Honors at Carnegie Mellon University, PA (2013). Right now, he is a PhD candidate in Advanced Infrastructure Systems, at the same place.