Founder and CEO
Adnan Mahmud is the founder and CEO of LiveStories, a Seattle-based startup building data tools for non-data people, simplifying data analysis, visualization, and presentation for everyone. LiveStories is being used by governments and large nonprofits, like the county health departments in California, to make sense of their data and tell stories with it. Prior to LiveStories, Adnan founded and grew Jolkona.org, a non-profit focused on supporting up-and-coming social entrepreneurs around the world. He also worked 8 years in Microsoft where he managed the two biggest data pipeliness for the company, obtaining few patents around data analysis and visualization, and ran incubation projects in Microsoft Research, contributing technologies to major Microsoft products like Office, Windows, XBOX Kinect, and Bing.