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CEO and Co-Founder at Brilliant, Inc.
Aaron Emigh is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Brilliant, the Silicon Valley company that invented the Brilliant Control, a voice and touch smart home interface that replaces an existing light switch. Aaron is an accomplished Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur and investor, who previously served at the co-founder and chief technology officer of Shopkick, a #1 mobile retail application that pioneered the use of in-store beacons at dozens of top retailers such as Target, Macy’s, and Best Buy. Prior to his role at Shopkick, Aaron was the executive vice president and general manager of technology at Six Apart, now known as SAY Media, and held leadership and founding roles at Radix Labs and CommerceFlow, which was acquired by eBay.
Aaron is an inventor on 90 issued patents and has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum for his contributions to mobile, IoT, wearable tech, social media, e-commerce, security, anti-spam, networking, storage, data compression, multimedia, vision, machine learning, and operating systems. Aaron is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics and Computer Science.