Nook is a construction-tech startup based in Ho Chi Minh City that matches reliable, quality workers with construction projects on demand in Southeast Asia. Founded by two Harvard MBA students and a Vietnamese local with 10+ years of construction experience, Nook is solving the most pressing challenges faced by the construction industry in Vietnam.
Robert is the co-founder and CEO of Nook. Previously, he was at some of the world's largest tech companies (X the moonshot lab/Google/Microsoft) before starting his MBA at Harvard Business School. Eschewing a traditional internship, Robert launched Nook over the summer and eventually dropped out to keep building Nook. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Nathaniel is the co-founder and CMO of Nook. His background is in crisis-management at Volkswagen Group and has a BS in Marketing from University of Virginia. He would have graduated from HBS in 2022 but dropped out with Robert to start Nook! He loves cooking, playing video games, and drinking whisky.