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Team

Say hello to the team behind Loci.

John Wise

CEO

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 Ross

COO

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 LOCIsearch 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 McFarland

CTO

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.

Brian Hwang

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 Caimi

CFO

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.

Pantea Stevenson

General Counsel

Pantea loves being an attorney and working with industry-leading innovators at Loci.  Pantea formed Loci, Inc. in 2016 and acted as its outside general counsel before coming in-house in 2018 as Loci’s general counsel.  Pantea brings her expertise from both leading international law firm like Jones Day and Morgan Lewis and boutique firms along with her own experience in business and law.

Timothy Suggs

CMO

Timothy is a passionate, strategy-driven marketing and media production specialist. For the past decade, Timothy’s been producing campaigns for national companies such as HealthSource and New Balance. He brings to Loci his love for the technology and marketing experience within the blockchain space. As an experienced cryptocurrency investor and enthusiast, he understands what it takes to create a successful project. As a key part of the growth of Loci, Timothy will guide the marketing efforts to fulfill the same first-class standards for which Loci’s technology is commended.

Abdelaal Ali

Software Developer

Hudson Burgess

Software Developer

Lesly Lopez

Operations Manager

Sharon Yoo

Marketing Associate

Ashley Naumann

Accounting Manager

Jasmeen Saini

QA Analyst

Logan Deyo

Creative Strategy

Zaimah Khan

Director of Human Capital

Dan Emmons

Blockchain/Solidity Developer

Laura Nicklas

OG Intern

Mike Aebig

Software Developer

Harjit Singh

Lead Software Developer

Lauren Arevalo

Director of Communications

Sam Braden

Graphic Designer

Loci Advisors

Charlie Kiser


Carl Grant III


Brett Berlin


David Drake


Michael Brunner


Chris Berlin


William Schrader


Matt McKibbin


Richard Titus


Loci Partners

CIT
Cooley LLP
Bean Kinney & Korman P.C.
Fish IP Law
SALT Lending
Decentraet
Red Blue Collective
Melrose PR