Esmat Naikyar


Esmat Naikyar collaborates with the Advanced Human-Computer Interface (AHCI) (Formerly known as Advanced Man-Machine Interface - AMMI) Laboratory at the University of Alberta. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and has extensive research and development experience from his time at Coanda Research & Development.

He is currently the founder and CEO of Naiad Lab Inc., a spinoff company out of the AHCI Laboratory. Naiad Lab is heavily involved in utilizing AI and advanced data analytics to develop Virtual Clinics. Esmat has extensive experience in management, planning and system development from working in various R&D environments. Esmat is also a co-founder of Naik AR, a start-up which utilizes AR/VR to enable virtual fitting for e-commerce. Mr. Naikyar’s deep passion for innovation and product development led him down the path of entrepreneurship.