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Ran Poliakine

Ran Poliakine is the co-founder of the wearables startup Tap and the founder of Powermat, the leader in wireless charging, and served as its CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors until December 2014. The first mover in the wireless charging category and the first to bring wireless charging to the mainstream marketplace, Mr. Poliakine is credited with establishing the wireless power category, expected to be a $25.6 billion industry by 2023. By forming partnerships with companies such as Starbucks, Samsung, and GM, he works to make wireless charging and augmented reality accessible, creating a network of venues where consumers can gain access to wireless power. Mr. Poliakine has founded various technological companies over the years in the areas of medical, consumer electronics and media.