Founder and Technical
Madison Maxey is founder and technical lead at LOOMIA, where she designs technology and processes for seamless integration of e-textiles into everyday objects.
JANETT LIRIANO (MARTINEZ)
Chief Executive Officer
Janett is a maker and a project manager with a passion for user experience. Her role is to optimize and scale LOOMIA's suite of patented core technologies for large scale manufacturing. Day to day, she is responsible for identifying and securing key supply chain partners and collecting customer requirements around interface, customer experience, manufacturin g, and logistics.
Chief Product Officer
Ezgi Ucar is the Director of Product Development at LOOMIA where she oversees the refinement of innovative ideas into scalable manufacturing processes.
VicePresident, Operations and Business Development
Marco Paúl leads operations and supply chain at LOOMIA.
SOLOMON LEDERER PHD
Dr. Lederer has over 15 years of technical experience in computer system design and programming. He has been teaching programmers and executives for 2 years about blockchain technology through Blockmatics, an education company he founded. Prior to working on blockchain technology, he was a software architect at at The Wall Street Journal and managed the transition from legacy publishing infrastructure to the Amazon cloud, migrating hundreds of apps to the AWS platform, redesigning the publishing flow and replacing many services to use AWS alternatives from databases to load balancers to queuing and messaging systems. Prior to WSJ, Lederer was a software engineer at Morgan Stanley rebuilding their global margin requirement calculation system for increased accuracy and speed. The system provides cross-asset portfolio-based margin calculations and risk measures in real time. It also incorporates U.S. regulatory rules and assesses margin requirements. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Dr. Lederer worked on distributed networks both at BAE Systems, a defense contractor, and as a PhD candidate. At BAE Systems he held a DoD TS (top secret) clearance to develop a novel mobile ad-hoc network for the US Air Force. As a PhD student he developed original algorithms for solving the localization problem for ad-hoc sensor networks, that is determine the location of thousands of randomly placed nodes without GPS, combining disciplines of algorithms, sensor networks, and computational geometry.
Paul Raffin, is an internationally known C-Suite executive, with over forty years of experience managing consumer goods businesses across a wide spectrum of the Fashion Industry spanning department store retail, wholesale, direct to consumer, vertical specialty retail, luxury, and trading company, men’s, women’s, kids apparel, accessories and footwear. Paul has held CEO, President or Division President roles at The Frye Company, Li & Fung USA- Mens, Kids and Entertainment Licensing Group, Frette, DZ Trading, Express, J. Crew and Gant. He is known first and foremost as a highly experienced Merchant, having worked with industry luminaries from the late Marvin Traub to Les Wexner and Michael Weiss to William and Victor Fung. These opportunities have provided him with invaluable experience in selecting products which resonate with customers and successfully running a variety of business models at different levels of scale. Raffin has led $1Billion+ revenue businesses as well as more entrepreneurial ventures.