It Takes a Village - The Story Behind Building Jewelbots
Building a product takes all kinds of people with many different backgrounds. The team behind Jewelbots is no exception. They have the complete spectrum of people with varying backgrounds working together to bring their product to market. Come hear about how they communicate, delegate, and share the
A powerhouse fashion-tech entrepreneur, Brooke Moreland joined forces with Sara Chipps in 2014 to create Jewelbots, a design-minded wearable tech brand that helps teenage girls connect with one another—and with technology. Previously, she founded a style-focused photo-sharing app, Fashism, that launched in 2009 and was backed by Ashton Kutcher and Project Runway’s Nina Garcia.
A Software Developer and aspiring Maker, George Stocker has been involved with software for over 10 years. Working with some of the largest brands on the internet, he's developed sustainable software on a multiude of platforms for clients ranging from AOL to the US Government.
Scott is a mechanical engineer by training, but has work experience encompassing many different fields, including chemistry, material science, quality assurance, and engineering. His career began by manufacturing consumer goods at Procter & Gamble. He then completed a PhD in mechanical engineering by investigating how nanowires behave when moving in microfluidic channels.
A German Native Vico arrived in New York City ten years ago where he started working for boutique design agencies on projects for Converse, Nike, and the Yale Art Gallery. He started his own design studio located in the Lower East Side in 2010 primarily focussing on branding and interactive design.
Quymbee Chen is a senior attending the Bronx High School of Science, a specialized school where admission is based on competitive examination. Inspired by the rapid advancements in technology, she has gained an interest in computer programming during her sophomore year.