Pranav Mistry Biography, Age, Nationality, Family, Professionalism and Net Worth

Pranav Mistry is a computer scientist and inventor. He is the former President and CEO of STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs).

Profile Summary

Full Name Pranav Mistry
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 May 1981
Nationality Indian
Occupation Computer Scientist
Net Worth $5 million

Who is Pranav Mistry?

Pranav Mistry is currently the founder and CEO of TWO, an Artificial Reality startup. He is best known for his work on SixthSense, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Project Beyond.

Pranav Mistry Biography Age Nationality Family Professionalism And Net Worth
Pranav Mistry

Career Path of Pranav Mistry


Pranav started his career as an intern in Microsoft. Following that, he has reportedly worked for Google, CMU, NASA, UNESCO and JST.

After dropping out from the PhD program of MIT, he served as the Vice President of Samsung Electronics, followed by the Global Vice President and Corporate SVP. In 2019, he was made the President and CEO of STAR Labs. While at Samsung, he was involved in the R&D and launch of Sixthsense, Galaxy Watch, Gear 360, Bixby AR and Project NEON.

In July 2021, he left Samsung to find a new Artificial Reality startup, TWO.

Mistry is best known for his work on SixthSense. Some of his other works include Mouseless, an invisible computer mouse; Sparsh, a novel way to copy-paste data between digital devices; Quickies, intelligent sticky notes; Blinkbot, a blink-controlled robot. He has also contributed in the development of Samsung’s NEON.

Pranav Mistry Net Worth

Pranav Mistry has a net worth of $5 million, which he earned from his occupation as Computer scientist career.


Pranav’s research on SixthSense earned him the 2009 Invention Award. He was also named on MIT’s Technology Review as one of the top 35 innovators in the world. In 2010, He was named on Creativity Magazine’s Creativity 50. Chris Anderson has referred Mistry as “one of the best inventors in the world”. Mistry has also been listed in “15 Asian Scientists to Watch”, by Asian Scientist Magazine. He has also received recognition from GQ India, listing him as one of the most powerful digital Indians, and India Today, listing him as one of the “37 Indians of Tomorrow”. He was honoured as Young Global Leader 2013, by WEF.


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