Joey Primiani is an inventor, designer, entrepreneur and digital artist. Passionate and creative, his designs have been called “ingenious” by Fast Company, “charming ... incredibly unique” by Mashable, and “simple and brilliant” by TechCrunch. Named to Business Insider’s 25 Under 25 Hot Young Stars in Silicon Valley Tech, Primiani founded his first web development and design company at the age of 8, was the youngest person to work at Google in 2009, and sold his first startup, which he founded at 19, to Yahoo! in 2013.
A young leader in the field of user experience design, behavior design, gestural interfaces, Primiani has created many mobile and tablet applications at Google, Yahoo! and Revision3, where he focused on building beautiful, intuitive web products that half a billion people use around the world on a daily basis.
As the creator and CEO of his second venture, Cortex, funded by i/o Ventures, Primiani created a patented technology for “content sharing application utilizing radially-distributed menus” that became the fastest growing sharing platform on Chrome, ultimately being acquired in 2012. A critic’s favorite, Cortex has been called “insanely fast and beautifully built” by Mashable.