Mr Fernandez has over 25 years experience and is an business leader, experienced Silicon Valley venture capitalist and a technology entrepreneur with a focus on machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is an electrical & electronics engineer by training. He is a mentor & advisor at Singularity University Ventures and Berkeley's Centre for Technology & Entrepreneurship. He also serves as a Director at BigML Inc, a'Machine Learning as a Service platform company headquartered in the US. He founded Naiss.io, a venture capital & advisory boutique in Palo Alto and has focus on technology start-ups and early stage companies. He is also an investor & advisor in US technology start-ups which include Optimizing Mind, a Palo Alto start-up working on neuroscience based Learning for xAI (Explainable AI) and MyPark Inc, an IoT smart parking platform. He is a Chairman of the Risk Committee.