Team

Tito Jankowski

Tito Jankowski - Co-founder and CEO

Tito is an entrepreneur and he has been other things: a biohacker, a hardware manufacturer, a medical device designer, a patent infringer, and a sailor. Prior to launching Impossible Labs, he co-founded the BioCurious hackerspace and wrangled startup+corporate partnerships at Runway Incubator. Tito holds a Sc.B in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University.

Matthew Eshed

Matthew Eshed - Co-founder and Director of Product and Operations

Matthew leads Product and Operations of Impossible Labs. His mission is to support technology that enables a stronger bond between humans and nature. He has designed, piloted, and launched manufacturing systems for high-tech (consumer 3d printers, internet of things), medium-tech (roof shingles), and low-tech (artisan cookies) products, and is a strong advocate for Cradle to Cradle principles of product development.

Advisory Board

Sandro Olivieri

Sandro Olivieri - Corporate Partnerships and Strategy

Sandro brings his experience in internal corporate innovation to the team. He currently leads the AT&T Aspire Accelerator, and previously led innovation at AT&T as the Senior Product Manager at AT&T Foundry, as well as innovation work at Panasonic and Ericsson.

Gary McDowell

Gary McDowell, Ph.D - Higher Education and The Future of Jobs

Gary McDowell is the Executive Director of Future of Research (FoR), a non-profit organization that promotes grassroots advocacy amongst junior scientists to advance improvements and reform of the scientific enterprise, and aims to increase transparency about academia to provide junior scientists with the information they need to navigate successful careers using science.

Lee Eisler

Lee Eisler - Communication and Theatrics

Lee Eisler and Gary Grossman co-Founded The Presence Group specializing in leadership presence & public speaking. Lee builds on her experience as a Communication Teacher at Stanford University Continuing Studies and Verbal Communication Consultant at Apple. She's also a former Olympic athlete!

Gary Grossman

Gary Grossman - Communication and Theatrics

Lee Eisler and Gary Grossman co-Founded The Presence Group specializing in leadership presence & public speaking. Gary combines his experience in the arts from The North Bay Theatre Group and Marin Shakespeare Company with experience teaching communications at Stanford University Continuing Studies and as a Verbal Communication Consultant at Apple.

Doug Solomon

Doug Solomon - Design & Innovation

Doug Solomon is the formerly CTO of IDEO, as well as SVP Corporate Development at Apple, VP of Investments at Omidyar Network, Chief Strategy Officer at Palm, and a Technology Advisor for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Senthil Arul

Senthil Arul, Ph.D - Advisor

Dr. Arul is an Adjunct Professor at University of Maryland, College Park, MD. He has been teaching Design for Sustainability and Managing Quality & Innovation courses. He has a doctoral degree in manufacturing from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and more than 30 year experience in both private and public sectors.