Ian Cinnamon has always been passionate about building great technology, teams, and products. At the age of 16, Ian authored an award-winning programming textbook for McGraw-Hill and went on to produce several best-selling iPhone applications. He graduated early from MIT with a BS in Cognitive Science, where he served on the board of StartLabs and gave a featured TEDx talk. Ian moved to Silicon Valley to serve as an advisor to the executive team of a public billion-dollar technology firm. He most recently became the Director of Strategy for Immunity Project (Y Combinator W14 nonprofit), developing and scaling the free HIV vaccine.