Who is Kami?

Everything you need to know About our team.

Hengjie Wang
Co-Founder CEO
“The Debater”

Alliv Samson
Co-Founder COO
“Class President”

Jordan Thoms
Co-Founder CTO
“The Nerd”

James Knapp
Content Marketing
“Teacher’s Pet”

Marshall Harbin
Community
“The Wise One”

Alberllie Samson
Intern
“Exchange Student”

Kevin Chu
Videographer
“The A/V Nerd”

Jason Yin
Engineering
“The Gamer”

Franklin Wang
Engineering

Bob Drummond
Chairman

David Russell
Board

Scott Nolan
Advisor

Sam Altman
Advisor

Kami Timeline

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    It started with a problem

    While finishing their studies at The University of Auckland in New Zealand, Hengjie, Jordan, and Alliv started Notable.ac a web app for taking notes for university students. Became a finalist at the university’s Spark 100K Challenge.

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    Notable PDF

    The founders revamped what was Notable.ac into Notable PDF a PDF annotation app. Beta was launched in the Chrome App Store and Google Apps Marketplace. Reached over 1 Million annotations within the first few months.

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    Call us 'Kami'

    Notable PDF rebranded to ‘Kami’ (means paper in Japanese) to suit the product vision and brand. You can now use other file types in addition to PDFs with Kami. The team also won the New Zealand Innovators Awards.

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    First Million and Edtech

    Kami started the year with its first million signups, 20 million documents, and 40 million annotations. And ended 2016 with over two million signups, 31 million documents and 110 million annotations. Notably, there are over 4 million app and extension installs in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Mid-2016 is also when Kami focused on education market.

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    The Future

    Start using Kami and be part of our fast growing community.

Awards we’ve won (so far)

Innovation in Information Communications Technology
and Cloud Solutions

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