Cornel Amariei

CEO & Co-Founder .lumen

Cornel Amariei is a 27-year-old Romanian born inventor, speaker, and entrepreneur known for funding .lumen, a startup that builds glasses which empower the blind to live a better life. Previously, he was Head of Innovation at Continental Automotive Systems, leading innovation projects in autonomous driving, eMobility and smart sensorics. Cornel was born in a family where both his parents have disabilities and grew up building things that help. For his work, he was the first Romanian to be inducted in JA’s Global Business Hall of Fame, Forbes U30 Europe and JCI’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World.