Nanavati Low brings a powerhouse combo of Silicon Valley tech and engineering experience as BIB Technologies’ first female CEO. Her career includes stints at industry giants Red Bull, SpaceX, Fiat Chrysler, MUFG Union Bank, and venture-backed V7 Labs (formerly Aipoly). Nanavati led emerging technologies product and engineering at Red Bull Media House, grew mobile app innovation for Red Bull TV and Wings For Life Foundation, and launched the world's largest global running event with over 161,000 participants from 192 nations, raising €4.7M. Her proven track record of building successful partnerships includes Emmy-winning projects and “Best of Innovation” at CES. Nanavati's passion for product development began during her time at Fiat Chrysler and SpaceX where she developed manufacturing and digital automation tools for Jeep Cherokee production lines and the NASA Cargo Resupply CRS-7 mission. With her MS from USC and BS in Industrial Engineering Operations Research from UC Berkeley, Nanavati seeks to inspire the next generation of female leaders.
Deloss Pickett is a self-taught engineer with a passion for building cars since his teenage years. As a former Tesla Senior Energy Advisor at Tesla, he focused on Powerwall and charging infrastructure. In 2008, Deloss started Beverly Hills Exotic Motors where he sold luxury automotive brands and built custom vehicles for high-net-worth clients before selling his stake. Deloss also brought the luxury Mexican automotive brand, Mastretta to the US market and has been active in exotic car rallies - Targa Trophy, Gold Rush Rally, and The Italian Stampede. He brings over 20 years of relationships with private lending, leasing, and on-demand delivery mobile app development before founding BIB Technologies. Deloss has a passion for film, graduating from Clint Eastwood's CSU Monterey Bay Film and Documentary Production program and produced the critically acclaimed film "25 to Life" alongside rapper and actor, Ice T.
Steve Factor’s extensive expertise in lighting and electrical systems, energy management and solar power started long before joining BIB. In 2007, he joined the small group of PV pioneers that started SolarCity. Steve played key roles building residential PV crews and developing the commercial PV division as the company expanded. As a community activist, Steve promoted the new ELASC solar training program which grew to matriculate 250 students per month as preferred job candidates for renewable energy careers. In 2009, Steve helped create and grow SolarCity's home charger installation team, deploying thousands of chargers for the debut of Tesla's Model S. Before Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity in 2016, Steve joined the Safety and Training team prioritizing health, efficiency, and skill development for energy division members. In 2018, he was tasked with reducing Supercharger station installation costs using in-house electrical and project management teams. His methods and training resulted in significant cost reductions, more efficient installation, improved quality, and consistent station builds nationwide. At home, Steve continues to experiment. Currently, he’s upgrading his original 1999 Ford Ranger Electric to install a new BMS, lithium battery pack, and NACS charging system - leveraging his career path as an electrical contractor, lighting consultant, energy management consultant, solar PV designer/installer and electric vehicle charging system designer/installer.
Sitara Nayudu, angel investor and sustainability advocate, boasts 12+ years of exemplary product and engineering leadership experience, with a remarkable career spanning Ring, Amazon, Cargomatic, and Kaiser Permanente. As a pivotal early employee at Ring, she helped grow the product team from video doorbell company from Shark Tank fame to Amazon acquisition. Armed with an environmental engineering degree from the University of California, Irvine, her passion for inclusivity and sustainability perfectly aligns with BIB Technologies' mission. With an unwavering commitment to innovation, Sitara's advisement and angel investment aims to propel their EV mobile store platform, making a positive impact on customers and the environment alike.
With over 20 years of experience in design and creative direction, Suzannah's award-winning work focuses primarily on supporting organizations in the non-profit, arts and environmental sectors, including renowned institutions such as UCLA, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Association of National Advertisers. Her work has been showcased in the Society of Publications Designers, CASE, the New York Times, and the blockbuster film Valentine’s Day. She's taught Fundamentals of Design and Color Theory courses at the Art Institute Los Angeles and developed a course on Sustainable Packaging. Her product development work has been distributed by major retailers like Target, Kmart, Walmart, Sears, Dillard’s, and JC Penny and led to managing licensed product lines for Walt Disney and Mary Engelbreit Inc. Suzannah has a MS in Sustainable Product Design from Bournemouth University, United Kingdom, and a BSC in Graphic Design from the University of Cincinnati School of Design, Architecture Art & Planning.
Our first mobile store started when Deloss (left) dreamed up a modern-day ice cream truck for his wife while she was pregnant and always craving Fro-yo.
Years later, BIB proved that this future WAS possible. FRO became the first self-powered food truck using solar and electric to sell Fro-yo with contracts at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.
Together with his co-founder Nanavati (right), we built AUTOMATO, the ultimate refrigerated mobile store named after the automat of the 1930s, where customers purchase items through clear glass lockers.
Since AUTOMATO public debut alongside Panasonic One Connect, Tropos Motors, Perrone Robotics and PATH water, the mobile store front has traction in the fast-growing pop-up store market (currently valued at $14B in 2021 Source).
AUTOMATO has established relationships with well-known brands including Red Bull, PATH water, and Liquid Death.