He is currently Chief Technology Officer for Kava, a producer and publisher of multiplayer online social games. He is a key member of the executive leadership team that’s responsible for developing and executing the company’s 10-year strategic plan. He works with the chief executive officer, board of directors, advisors, and investors on fundraising, options for mergers and acquisitions, and formulating monetization strategies and strategic partnerships. Mr. Vastani leads product development, management, and marketing in addition to operational, financial, and IT functions for the launch of social games.
Prior to joining Kava in 2015, Mr. Vastani served as General Manager of Asurion’s Atlanta Development Center, where he built a software development center to deliver claims administration, fraud protection, and mobile-ready customer self-service systems. He was Senior Vice President for Research and Development at NextGen Healthcare, which develops and markets computer-based practice management and electronic health records solutions. Mr. Vastani held various positions at Cbeyond, including Vice President of Infrastructure and IT Operations and Vice President of Information Technology.
Mr. Vastani received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and his Master of Science in Computer Engineering, both Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2018, he was chosen President of ATLCTO, an association of product developers in the technology field.