Our Mission

To incubate innovative ideas at the intersection of technology and materials, and foster inclusive modern local industry
 

Meet the Team

 
 
 SAL BEDNARZ  CO-FOUNDER & CEO  Partnership maker, team builder and leader. Customer-focused operations expert. Local economy and small business evangelist. Creative hacker, long time maker.

SAL BEDNARZ

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Partnership maker, team builder and leader. Customer-focused operations expert. Local economy and small business evangelist. Creative hacker, long time maker.

 DANNY BEESLEY  CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF FABRICATION OFFICER  Champion for STEAM education and evolving modern workforce. Digital fabrication early adopter & expert. Bay Area educational makerspace builder / manager. Long time maker.

DANNY BEESLEY

CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF FABRICATION OFFICER

Champion for STEAM education and evolving modern workforce. Digital fabrication early adopter & expert. Bay Area educational makerspace builder / manager. Long time maker.

 Matt Trocker  Community Manager  Creates opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing for a broad population.  Fab Lab-based educator and program developer. Exploratorium exhibits production manager. Recently awakened maker.

Matt Trocker

Community Manager

Creates opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing for a broad population.  Fab Lab-based educator and program developer. Exploratorium exhibits production manager. Recently awakened maker.


ADVISORY BOARD

 
 
 Anca Mosoiu  Founder of  Tech Liminal  - coworking progenitor, Oakland tech leader & organizer

Anca Mosoiu

Founder of Tech Liminal - coworking progenitor, Oakland tech leader & organizer

 June Grant  Principal at  blink!LAB Architecture  - Oakland architect and community advocate, vice-president Bay Area National Organization of Minority Architects ( SF NOMA )

June Grant

Principal at blink!LAB Architecture - Oakland architect and community advocate, vice-president Bay Area National Organization of Minority Architects (SF NOMA)

 Dale Dougherty  Founder and CEO of  Maker Media  - storyteller and Maker movement visionary.

Dale Dougherty

Founder and CEO of Maker Media - storyteller and Maker movement visionary.

 Anna Waldman-Brown  MIT Fab Foundation protege, worldwide maker space network and launch  consultant .

Anna Waldman-Brown

MIT Fab Foundation protege, worldwide maker space network and launch consultant.

 Sam Earle   Venture Executive , startup veteran.

Sam Earle

Venture Executive, startup veteran.