Sep Kamvar

Founder & Chairman

Sep Kamvar is the co-founder and chairman of Mosaic, a technology-centered homebuilder that builds community-oriented, car-light neighborhoods, and Celo, a cryptocurrency focused on financial inclusion.

Prior to this, Sep was a professor at the MIT Media Lab, where his work focused on social-computational systems and their ability to affect the physical world. While at MIT, he founded Wildflower Schools, a network of teacher-led single-classroom Montessori schools across the country. Prior to MIT, Sep was the head of personalization at Google and a consulting professor of Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford. Prior to that, he was founder and CEO of Kaltix, a personalized search company that was acquired by Google in 2003.

Sep is the author of three books and over 40 technical publications and patents, and his artwork has been exhibited in museums worldwide, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens.


Profile created March 20, 2019