Mat Laibowitz | Co-founder
For over 15 years, Mat Laibowitz, PhD has been creating interactive experiences through an innovative combination of traditional media, storytelling, design, and engineering. He held the position of Principal Researcher at Nokia's prestigious Hollywood Research Center where he investigated new forms of entertainment using activated physical environments.
Upon leaving Nokia, Mat founded Futuruption, a creative company specializing in the design and deployment of technology-mediated interactive architecture and experiences.
Mat holds degrees from MIT, Columbia, and NYU including a PhD from the MIT Media Lab resulting in more than 20 publications, multiple issued patents, and award-winning contributions to the fields of media art, film, interactive design, sculpture, music and engineering.
Adam Susman | Co-founder
Adam's 20-year entrepreneurial media career reaches from film to television to live performance to online syndication, with roles spanning from design to production to information architecture.
Following his time creating live, internationally awarded productions at Stanford University, Adam served as a strategic adviser and IT architect to entertainment companies and global organizations.
The through line connecting these dots: engaging consumer audiences through our shared love of play. Adam designs experiences to be tackled with allies, new and old.
Daniel Yawitz | Co-founder
Dan recently spent 10 years in the financial services industry in various roles focused on client servicing, financial analysis, business development, technology, and strategic communications. He has also worked as a database application developer, 3D animator, and producer and editor of extremely low budget action films.
At Megafauna, Dan splits his time between hands-on development in Unity, game concepting, and business development.
Dan is an alum of Colorado College and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and is a CFA® Charterholder.