Our founders are a father and son duo with an engineering background.
DAMOLA IDOWU (CEO)– SERIAL HIP HOP ENTREPRENEUR, ARTIST, AND JOURNALIST. STUDIED MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY AND HOWARD UNIVERSITY. HE WON AN INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN
COMPETITION AT 17.
WOLE IDOWU (CTO)– CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER
ENGINEERING GRADUATE AND 2 MINORS IN BUSINESS AT AGE 20. THIEL 20 UNDER 20
FINALIST AND HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE AT 15. HE IS ALSO A FORMER EA SPORTS EMPLOYEE AND CURRENT SOFTWARE ENGINEER.
Advisor Drew Davidson-Director Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University
Drew Davidson is a professor, producer and player of interactive media. His background spansacademic, industry and professional worlds and he is interested in stories across texts, comics, games and other media. He is the Director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and the Founding Editor of ETC Press and its Well Played series and journal. Drew helped create the Sandbox Symposium, an ACM SIGGRAPH conference on video games and served on the IGDA Education SIG. He serves on many advisory, editorial and review boards as well as judge and jury panels. He is the lead on several grants with Macarthur and Gates, and has written and edited books, journals, articles and essays on narratives across media, serious games, analyzing gameplay, and cross-media communication.
Toyz Electronics was an Upprize semifinalist in the BNY Mellon and Innovation Works social innovation challenge. The company placed top 10 out of over 200 companies.
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