Philippe Kahn is the CEO of Fullpower, the creative team behind the MotionX 24/7 wearable technology platform. He studied at the ETH in Zurich Switzerland and Sofia-Antipolis. He received his Masters Degree in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in classical flute, with simultaneous minors in composition and chamber music from the Zurich Music Conservatory.
Philippe is a technology innovator, entrepreneur and a wearable technology pioneer with the MotionX 24/7 technology platform that is at the core of solutions by Nike and Jawbone among, others. Philippe is credited with creating the first camera-phone solution, sharing pictures instantly on public networks. Philippe’s publicly transmitted birth picture of his daughter of June 11, 1997 is the first known camera-phone picture.
Kahn has founded four technology companies: Fullpower Technologies (Wearable 24/7 MotionX), LightSurf (the camera-phone), Starfish (wireless synchronization) and Borland (professional development tools). Kahn is the co-author of several dozen technology patents covering wearable, eyewear, smartphone, mobile, imaging, wireless, synchronization and medical technologies.
Philippe is fluent in four languages: English, French, Spanish and German. Besides working passionately with the teams at Fullpower, he spends his time with his family and enjoys sharing his passion for playing classical music and improvisational jazz, as well as sailing, surfing, backcountry skiing and Crossfit. Philippe is also a trustee of the Lee-Kahn Foundation and loves his dogs.