Core Team

Nels Israelson

Nels Israelson

Co-Founder & CEO

Content creator / photographer of worldwide media campaigns for over 25 years, Nels has long been at the forefront of pushing the boundaries of media display technology. He delivered the first ever 12-perspective auto- stereoscopic 3D film poster to Disney in 1993 for Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas”.

Nels has continued over the years to pursue advances in 3D imaging technology, in 2011-2012 capturing award- winning lenticular poster imagery for Warner Bros to promote “The Hobbit” movies. In 2014 Nels created photo- realistic AR content for Disney / Marvel’s “Captain America” franchise.

His passion for compelling visual experiences as well as his mastery of 3D technologies fuels his pursuit of new solutions for optimizing AR and VR media applications.

Marc Twinam-Cauchi

Marc Twinam-Cauchi

Lead CGI Animator & VFX Supervisor

Marc Twinam-Cauchi is a Visual Effects Artist & Supervisor with over 15 yrs of credits on feature films including James Bond: Casino Royale. Work history includes 8 yrs at London’s acclaimed visual effects house Peerless Camera Company. He is a respected expert in creating & optimizing 3D models and brings vast experience in a variety of production environments.

Mark can be found on IMDB at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1066746
Paul Freeman

Paul Freeman

Co-Founder & Product Designer

Mobile solutions architect and photographer, Paul was a founding member of the HP Artificial Intelligence Application Centre (AIAC) at HP Labs in Bristol, England. Paul’s education includes a first class degree in Experimental (Cognitive) Psychology from the University of Sussex and a masters degree in Computer Science from Imperial College London, UK’s equivalent of MIT.

Paul has innovated visual programming tools as a member of technical staff at Hewlett-Packard, been the evangelist for Object-Oriented technology for Sybase, and headed a worldwide professional services organization.

His recent work has focused on the intersection of photography and mobile app experience, authoring web and mobile apps in this space, including a top-100 selling independent iOS application used by visual professionals and art galleries internationally.

AR and VR are the ideal fields for applying Paul’s unique skill-set combining visual media acumen, cognitive science, AI, and computer science.

Advisors

Jon Kraft

Jon Kraft

Co-Founder Pandora

An entrepreneur and executive with a deep passion for building and launching early stage companies, Jon co-founded LiftOff, a business accelerator/technology incubator in LA to help early stage companies design, build, and launch their products and businesses

 
Peter Marx

Peter Marx

CTO

Entrepreneur and technologist, Peter was Vice President, Advanced Projects at GE Digital working on Predix. Prior to his work in the Industrial Internet of Things, he was the CTO for the City of Los Angeles, the lead strategist for R&D at Qualcomm, and the CTO for Vivendi-Universal Games.

 
Isaiah Kacyvenski

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Co-Founder Will Ventures

Isaiah is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Will Ventures. Isaiah’s diverse background includes earning two degrees from Harvard and playing in the National Football League for 8 years.

Isaiah was Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Sports Innovation Lab, where he was responsible for manage-ment, operations and execution.

 
Alex Mostoufi

Alex Mostoufi

Founder me.com, CTO at mitú

Alex created me.com, the collection of services and software acquired by Apple Inc. in 2008, which became iCloud. With years of experience in product, technology and design, Alex has very broad and multi-faceted experience shaping products across various platforms including Web, TV, Mobile and Browser Applications.