John brings a very diverse background to the LOCI team. For more than 15 years he worked as a mechanic, crew chief, data engineer, and team manager for some of the top teams in American racing. He witnessed hundreds of racing innovations and saw how difficult the patent process was first hand. He won several championships during his tenure. John has extensive experience working with some of the largest patent holders in the industry as well as expertise in aerodynamic engineering and data analysis.
Eric has extensive experience in technology and team management. His career has taken him through various types of companies as a consultant and manager. Previously the Director of Technology for LOCI, he managed the development staff and managed the building out the LOCI Search product and the LOCIcoin sale. As the company grows and scales up, his expertise in implementation and execution is key for our ability to make the long-term vision of the company a reality.
Nathan has been a software developer for more than 10 years and worked primarily with Enterprise level software, building solutions for brands like Audi, Comcast, Intel and Volkswagen. He specializes in User experience and User interface design, and has a passion for bridging the gap between people and the systems and services they use. As a key part of the growth of LOCI, Nathan will guide the development efforts to continue to grow and refine the product, as well expand the ways it can be used.
Director of Business Relations
Brian brings a purpose-driven leadership to the team and is a huge advocate of the company’s mission to empower inventors and innovators. Brian has a diverse experience and expertise in the areas of strategic partnerships, business development, and operations to the team. He is an alumnus of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with dual B.S. degrees in Finance and Accountancy. He has worked in a wide range of large companies and industries including Johnson & Johnson, GE Capital, and Ernst & Young. He also oversaw the development and growth of small businesses and startups.
Kevin has over 20 years of professional experience in accounting and finance, including leadership roles in both public and privately-held companies. At Loci, Kevin is responsible for all financial aspects of the company, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, and treasury. He is a certified public accountant and an alumnus of The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Accounting.
Director of Communications
Lauren brings extensive professional experience in communication and change management practices. As Associate Dean of Communications for a local college, she led several successful college and campus-wide initiatives in technology adoption and change management. Her leadership experience and ability to quickly and eloquently communicate important information helps LOCI clearly position itself in the marketplace.