Meet the team. We’re making stuff that makes stuff.

We’re hiring people like you! We’re looking for amazing software engineers, embedded software engineers, mechanical engineers, & visual designers. Please get in touch.

Dan S



Dan made holograms in high school and laser shows in college. He's built drones, furniture, and four companies, give or take. He's the inventor of Robot Turtles, the best-selling board game that teaches programming to preschoolers, and author of Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook. There's only one thing he enjoys more than creating with his Glowforge: playing games at home with his wife Leslie and their twelve year old twins.

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Mark G S



Mark did the mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, firmware, and v1 software at the past two companies he founded. His last startup sold for $112M. He built a combination plasma torch, 3D printer, laser, & milling machine in his garage. For fun.

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Michael N S


SVP of Software Engineering

Michael has made Terminators and T-Rexes for ILM. He’s worked on set-top boxes, early 3D for the web, and Adobe After Effects. Before Glowforge, he was the founding CTO of ChefSteps and led the software development teams for the Joule sous vide tool. He also wrote a cookbook that was nominated for a James Beard award.

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Therese S


Chief of Staff

Aussie-native Therese ventured to the US a decade ago for graduate business school and has been helping incredible teams commercialize game-changing products ever since. She has a PhD in Biochemistry where her scientific claim to fame is a drug candidate for hard-to-treat immune disorders currently in clinical trials. On breezy days, she can be found with her partner and beagle sailing Puget Sound.

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megan L


General Counsel/ CHRO

Megan joins Glowforge with a wide variety of in-house legal experience ranging from Fortune 500 international companies, to national finance organizations, to fast-paced tech start-ups. She has led best in class legal teams and has been recognized for her leadership in the legal community by SimpleLegal, Leaders in Tech, and Women, Influence & Power in Law. She loves to bring legal to the table to partner with stakeholders to find business solutions -- and to show lawyers can be fun too :)

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Mark S S


SVP of Sales and Business Development

Mark has been working in the startup world for many years. A few of his adventures include Flip Video (bought by Cisco), Dropcam (bought by Google) and most recently Vimeo (an IAC subsidiary). When not traveling around the country / world helping grow businesses, Mark enjoys spending time with his family golfing, skiing, and cooking on his Big Green Egg!

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Rebekah Headshot


SVP of Product

Rebekah is a product leader, entrepreneur, writer and artist. Before coming to Glowforge, she founded social timeline platform, OwnTrail, which was acquired by Teal, and spent 15 years at Zillow, with roles including VP of product and VP of community & culture. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two boys, and loves creating things!

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Emily Headshot


Chief Marketing Officer

Emily (Em to most) is a marketing leader who thrives at the intersection of math, creativity, and insights. With nearly 20 years of experience, Em has worked across major public companies like Nike and Google and fast-paced startups like Tubi and Willow. Em has a passion for supporting female entrepreneurs and a love for the women’s health category. When she’s not working, she can be found in Oakland with her husband and daughter, probably on a hike, planning their next trip, or on their way to a ski hill, a winery, or BOTH!

jim butler


VP of Financial Planning and Analysis

Jim has spent his finance career with tech companies of all sizes, helping them to make better decisions and achieve their business objectives. A long-time resident of San Diego, he spends his free time at the beach with his family stand-up-paddleboarding and eating fish tacos.

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Director of Finance

Jay has a background in accounting and a passion for building the financial picture of a company and driving thoughtful analysis and insights. He’s been through two successful tech company exits, and Glowforge will be his 3rd startup. He’s an avid reader and can’t seem to escape the sci-fi genre, as much as he tries. He’s also an outdoor enthusiast and quite obsessed with his young, four legged, goofball pup.

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Tjaard Zwaagstra


VP of Global Operations

Tjaard brings experiences from various industries, with industrialization, supply chain management and transformation – from startups to multi-billion consumer electronics and medical device manufacturers. Tjaard was born and raised in the Netherlands. He is a proud dad of two grown daughters and his teenaged grandson. You can run into Tjaard on his bike, a hike, or a ski-tour, together with his wife Gabi. Tjaard is passionate about personal transformation and practicing Authentic Power.

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dean putney


Manager of Manufacturing Software and Test

Dean was the lead developer at BoingBoing for the past five years and consulted with clients like IDEO and Reddit. He published his great-grandfather’s photo album on Kickstarter where it became a bestseller and was featured in the Carnegie Museum of Art.

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Matt S


Software Engineer

Matt is a maker, tinkerer, and veteran of Apple and Evernote. His work has earned an Apple Design Award and two Maker Faire Editor’s Choice Awards. He is also a world-ranked competitive pinball player.

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bailey nelson


Marketing Manager

Bailey drove Disneyland submarines, sold cupcakes, and landed national media hits at a PR agency before joining the startup world via fitness tech company EveryMove. She’s a major dog person, a craft beer enthusiast, and has a half-dozen half-marathons under her belt.

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jason rodman


Global Sourcing Manager

Jason has spent his life building hardware products spanning from agricultural equipment to aerospace; kitchen gadgets to electric motorcycles. When not building Glowforge, he enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Nick T S jpg


Marketing Manager

Nick has spent the last 12 years completing hundreds of projects including custom headphones, bespoke bicycles, desktop furniture, and lighting. Before joining Glowforge, Nick spent 5 years at Apple and ran his own company making artisanal leather goods.

jonathan park


Software Architect

Jonathan has been building UI for web applications going on a decade, and has a passion for making great user experiences. When he isn’t making lives better with code, he cooks, and plays games, with family, and friends.

daniel martinec


Software Engineer

Daniel helped build HoloLens from the early prototypes to the final ID. He worked on Bing Maps and Photosynth. Daniel has a PhD in computer vision. He loves anything outdoors, especially trail running and backpacking.

stephanie sears


Sales Manager

While Stephanie’s background is in managing classrooms as an elementary school teacher, she is now applying those skills to help manage the fast-paced office environment at Glowforge. She loves backpacking and camping with her husband and two dogs, cooking new vegan dishes at home, and living downtown and taking in all Seattle has to offer.

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Emily Iser


Software Development Manager

Emily’s passion is creating intuitive and polished User Interfaces. She did a 6 year stint at Amazon as a full stack developer but was always happiest working on the front end. Outside of work she loves to cook, walk around Seattle and cuddle with her dog Pixel. Oh and her husband of course!

Bill Marty


Electrical Engineer

Bill enjoys traveling the takenroad. He’s a husband, father of 2, engineer, recumbent biker, idea guy, raconteur. Bill has pedaled enough miles to circle the globe, and thinks that ‘bent is the only way to ride. A glass of iced tea and a good book make him happy.

Avishek Shrestha


3D Printer Hardware Engineer

Avishek thinks two colliding galaxies he once photographed look calm. Besides creating abstract art pieces influenced by elegant realities as such, his experience includes research on 3D printed metals. He enjoys hiking and canoeing with friends.

Jazmine Saito


Manufacturing Engineer

Jaz was born and raised in Honolulu, HI. Her background is in mechanical engineering. She loves sewing, drawing, and helping people feel empowered through technology. In her spare time, she is either curled up with a good book and a cup of coffee or prototyping an affordable epinephrine auto-injector.

Jae Lee


Senior Manager, Customer Experience

Jae is a wearer of many hats: Leader, Teacher, Artist, Leatherworker, Technology Enthusiast, and Writer. Her publication credits include Time, Fortune, Forbes, and many others.

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Miriam Shoemaker 2


Manager, People Operations and Recruiting

Miriam is a Texas native (hook ‘em!) who has lived in London, Washington, D.C., Brooklyn, Seattle and Santa Barbara. Wherever she has lived, she has a passion for building communnity and connecting people.

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Vee CropS


Technical Support Engineer

Vee lives for the challenges of creative innovation and is dedicated to bridging the gaps between new tech and its users. In their free time, they can be found dancing, putting their opera training to use by singing, and working on their next novel… at least, whenever one of their two cats aren’t sitting on the keyboard.

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Doug CropSS


Mechanical Engineer

Doug is a Mechanical Engineer who has been working in the robotics field in one form or another for more than 10 years. He’s designed and built 3D printing robotic arms, soccer playing humanoids, and a line of sophisticated robotic toys. Doug is an avid skier and hiker, and loves getting into the mountains with his family.

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Technician, Manufacturing

Andrea is an avid maker and electronics tinkerer. Most evenings she can be found at her workbench repairing family and friend's electronics or taking them apart further to create new and interesting creations. On weekends she enjoys exploring the mountains of the PNW with her boyfriend.

Minerva Crop S2


Manufacturing Manager

Minerva is an Industrial Engineer who has spent more than 7 years working in the manufacturing industry and continuous improvement projects. She loves to go to the beach, watch movies and spend time with her husband.

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Program Manager

Ryan has a passion for creativity that fueled an unparalleled customer experience on his previous team, which influenced acquisitions from Universal Music Group and Nordstrom. When he’s not creating a positive experience for others, he seeks inspiration from nature and the pacific northwest’s diverse music culture.

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Stuart Crop S


Software Engineer

Stuart is someone who is curious about just about everything: people, places, things, and how these shape each other. For better or worse, this means he loves to try out all the things to understand them and the people involved with them better. As examples, he is a novice Flamenco dancer and fairly good cook. He personally believes he may have a cookbook problem, but since one of his mottos is “feed friends!”, none of his friends or family seem willing to kick off an intervention. He was drawn to Glowforge because of how it enables artists to do cooler things in their own mediums. He hopes to be continually surprised and inspired by the way folk express themselves using our product!

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Emma S


Software Engineer

Emma's passion for engineering was borne of her obsession with the question "why?" and has grown into a lifelong quest for learning. When not at work, Emma enjoys reading fantasy novels, hiking, watching documentaries, and loving her dog.

averly S



Having lived most of her life on the West Coast, Averly enjoys the Seattle sunshine and Southern California drizzle. She is a writer with works seen in local publications. Her hobbies include meeting cute pups and trying new recipes in the kitchen!

(pronounced: "Ave-er-lee")

Dustin S


Assistant Operations Controller

Dustin is a PNW native, who has worked as an accountant throughout Portland and Seattle in industries such as retail, manufacturing, and advertising. You can often find him working on his 1920's craftsman in West Seattle, watching basketball or backpacking in the mountains

Stu S


Full Stack Engineer

Stu is originally from the UK but he has worked around Europe and the West Coast before finding the perfect latitude (again) in Seattle. His favourite sound is his daughter’s laugh and his favourite sight is her smile.

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Marc S


Software Engineer

Marc is excited to join the Glowforge team. He has specialized in providing advanced technical support in the most human way possible for Apple devices, all the way to Deep Learning systems for organic chemistry departments at popular universities. He is married to the love of his life with 4 beautiful kids, enjoys playing competitive eSports for a local Pacific Northwest organization, and spends a little bit too much time reading about String Theory and Quantum Gravity.

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Jack S


Product Manager

Jack loves dreaming up and delivering products that are new to the world and has spent the last 10+ years creating products at startups large and small - from Ed-tech platforms to consumer electronics. He believes one of the most rewarding ways to learn is a trial by fire and loves jumping feet first into new ideas. While not behind his computer, he enjoys discovering new activities with his wife, son, and their white Labrador.

Matt C JPG


Mechanical Engineer

Matthew is a Seattle born mechanical engineer with a passion for product development and working on awesome new technology. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast (camping, skiing, diving, sailing, you name it) and is always looking for a new skill to learn, or a new adventure to join.

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teresa S


Retail Sales Director.

Glitter, raffia and ricrac make the world go round in Teresa’s eyes! She brings 20 years of retail marketing experience and has launched products like Xbox and Surface in retailers and distributors across the country. Lighting up the customer shopping journey and having the chance to do this at Glowforge has her doing cartwheels. She loves sunshine, traveling the world with her husband and daughter and losing track of time crafting and creating homemade treasures.

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Jason B S


Electrical Engineer

Jason has bounced up and down the West Coast and, in his past life, spent several years building and breaking electric skateboards at Boosted in San Francisco. Outside of work, Jason spends most of his time social dancing (mostly west coast swing) or playing very nerdy games.

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Factory Program Manager

Alex was born and raised in Mexico, he is a mechatronic engineer who found Supply Chain was his true passion. He´s been working the past 7 years on most of the chain links, from component distribution to CM´s and OEM´s. As a fun fact, Alex was involved with Glowforge since his past job, the same week the very 1st Glowforge was shipped to a customer, he joined the project and he fell in love with it. He loves a good pun, a great beer and a nice book with the appropriate background music (most likely rock). We he´s not bugging suppliers, his major joy is spending time and cooking for his artist wife Celeste and his 2 pug-schnauzers beasts, Cleto and Trufa. He’s a huge Star Wars fan that always wishes that The Force be with all of us.

Andy Siff 2019


Customer Success

Andy has spent the last few years helping to bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. Favorite film is Star Wars (original trilogy), Favorite ice cream - Peppermint, Favorite drink - London Fog.

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ara website


Customer Success

Ara’s degrees in conflict resolution and moral philosophy give her a unique outlook on customer success. She lives in a cooperative household in the Mile High City with her wife, brother, and other chosen family. Favorite types of artistic expression include cosplay, paper craft, and writing speculative fiction.

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Technical Support Engineer

Jeremy loves empowering small business owners through technology and it’s one of the reasons he’s a Glowfolk! With a background in Architecture, he loves to tinker with design programs and is a big fan of minimalism. Originally a New Yorker who spent some time in San Diego, he now calls Denver Home. Outside of work hours, you can find Jeremy skiing, climbing, mountain biking, trail running, or hanging out with his dog Moana!

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Software Engineer

Melissa is a front end developer who loves creating delightful user interfaces. While she prefers the front end, she’s spent time creating games and android apps as well! When she’s not coding, you can find her playing DnD with her friends.

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Inside Sales Manager

Brett has an extensive background in tech and sales. He has always found great personal enjoyment helping others discover and leverage top technology. He loves spending outdoors time with his family. Baseball and biking have had to make room recently for drone flying, fishing, and metal detecting!

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Creative Director

In a previous life, David was the co-founder and CMO of Adonit, designing and marketing accessories for Apple products. Next, he was the VP of Brand & Marketing for Motiv Ring, which was eventually acquired by Proxy. After that, just, ya know… for fun, he founded and ran Mutant Unicorn, a brand strategy and creative marketing firm. His passion is creatively defining the unknown, by aligning brand strategy, creative design, and product marketing for startups and evolving brands. Married with two kids, he is an avid outdoorsman, snowboarder, motorcycle rider, and youth football coach.

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Justin Choo


Software Engineer

I'm a software engineer who loves to collaborate with great teams to build quality products. As a LA native, I often hike or go to beaches, but I do look forward to snowboarding or just having a warm cup of coffee in Seattle's rain. I also enjoy traveling, playing games, and cooking delicious Korean food

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updated david wong


Technical Support Representative

David is a Seattle native. He has been working with technology since he was little, build my first computer in high school. Been in the tech field my whole career mostly in tech support and IT support. In His free time, he collects coins, enjoys going on hike around the Seattle area, playing video games, and traveling he has been to 15 countries so far.

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Shea Baker


Customer Service Representative

Shea is proud to call herself a Colorado Native. After studying Agricultural Business Management and spending time in various retail positions, Shea found a knack for Customer Support in Denver’s tech scene. This and a love for creating led Shea to Glowforge. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and is always in pursuit of the next best Pinterest DIY.

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Maile Lane


Quality Assurance Analyst, Customer Care

Maile is from Hawaii, Los Angeles and is now living in Colorado. With a background in international development, her passion to learn from different cultures as well as giving back to people and the planet has led her around the world with just one continent left to visit. In her spare time you can find her enjoying the great outdoors, in the yoga studio, or trying out the best restaurants in town!

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Nathan Hills


Electrical Engineer

Nathan has lived on board a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. He’s backpacked through various countries and enjoys troubleshooting electrical circuits. He used to bring high reliability power electronics to market for customers like NASA and JHUAPL and looks forward to new adventures with his companion and spouse, Vicky.

Emma Meersman


Software Engineer

Emma is a proud Seattle native who loves building interactive and enjoyable experiences. She is excited to leave the big company life behind and join Glowforge. In her spare time, she can be found hiking, reading lots of sci-fi/fantasy, and solving any puzzle she can get her hands on.

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Jordyn Alexander


EDU Marketing Manager

Jordyn is a life-long maker with a background in kids’ STEM content. She’s excited to connect with future Glowforge owners about their sparks of creative and educational inspiration. As a Hoosier turned LA-resident, she loves an adventure. On the weekends you can find Jordyn at the dog park with her pup Indy or at the pottery studio making all sorts of ceramic goodies!

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Sales Operations Manager

Corinne started her career in radio, helping to build out the national sales operations team at iHeartRadio for the past 6 years. A Chicago native, she graduated from University of Iowa (Go Hawks!) and then moved to NYC for an internship in Talent Management before returning to Chicago and joining iHeartRadio. She has a passion for iced coffee, fantasy football (3-time League Champ), and politics, and her favorite place in the world is Door County, Wisconsin. Outside of work, Corinne loves to golf, paddle board, and spend time with family – being the youngest of four, she cannot wait to FINALLY become an Aunt this spring!

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Jonathan Lang


Innovation Architect

Jonathan is a lifelong innovator with a passion for ideas and new adventures. As the seventh employee at Sonos, Jonathan played a critical role in its growth from an early-stage startup in 2003 to the industry leader it is today. Jonathan has held roles ranging from technical management to IP strategy to architecting the transition of manufacturing from onshore to high-volume offshore. Jonathan enjoys surfing, snowboarding, traveling, baking, and brewing beer. But most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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kyla thompson


Inside Sales Associate

Coming from a family of makers, with experience in the hospitality industry and the fine art field, Kyla is delighted to find herself at this nexus of creativity and innovation. A native Seattleite, she loves to celebrate everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer, whether it be by backpacking in the mountains or cooking eclectic dishes with local ingredients.

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Systems Analyst

Morgan is a TX native, that spent 20 years living in Seattle, and is now trying to grow roots in Colorado. She has spent her career supporting systems and the people using them. She has a passion for making tech friendly, understandable, and attainable for everyone. When she's not slinging tech-knowledge, you may find her at home long enough to tend her garden, but more often she'll be out on the trail, riding her motorcycle, watching live music, hitting a local brewery, or traveling the world.

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Supplier Quality Team Lead

Oksana is an energetic innovator who is passionate about quality in our life. She spent 15 years in the challenging Electronics industry and made million steps on manufacturing floors auditing suppliers. She is also known as a technology and fashion enthusiast.

Born in Ukraine Oksana is a Global citizen, her curiosity brought her to over 25 countries and she even held permanent residency in four of them. Seattle’s been her home for the last five years.

Oksana’s most favorite things to do are reading novels on the beach, looking for the best travel deals, bringing her kids to a raspberry u-pick farm, and cooking fresh catch her husband brought from a fishing trip.

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Customer Success Associate

Angie is a Colorado resident who thrives in creative environments. Her passions include philosophical conversations about many aspects of life's wonders, as well as learning about the different ways that communication can enhance connections. Angie enjoys spending time in the sunshine, listening to music, and getting creative with her Glowforge! Her favorite food is tapas. She also has an adorable corgi named Murphy.

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Customer Success Associate

Cheryl is a wannabe (better) crafter, an avid reader, a decent cook and a lover of many fandoms. She has been happily settled in Colorado for 5 years, having moved from the east coast after being raised in Texas. She is married to her best friend Larry and is the proud mom to an awesome daughter, Megan as well as a couple of fur babies.

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Technical Support Associate

Brandon is a Bay Area native that moved to Seattle back in 2003. His idols growing up were the Hamburglar, Encyclopedia Brown, Golda Meir, and Jessica Fletcher. Joining Glowforge has allowed him to level up his maker skills, previously honed through paper modeling and paper-crafts. He brings years of customer-centric roles, as well as video and game production, to his current work at Glowforge. When he is not working, he can be found nursing a bad case of Hulkamania by watching the last WWE PPV events, caring for his pug named Buckley, reading comic books, or solving mysteries.

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Financial Analyst

Shruti grew up in India before moving to the US in 2016. She has a background in finance, investing and accounting. Her curiosity inspires her to keep learning new skills. She is passionate about writing, organizing, traveling and eating healthy food. When not working, she can be found researching startups to invest in! Shruti enjoys hiking. She has hiked in 4 continents and is excited about what Seattle has to offer! On weekends she enjoys exploring new restaurants and coffee shops with her partner.

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Financial Analyst

Kay is originally from CA, but is making the leap to Seattle in the pursuit of exploration and personal development. She is excited to be a part of Glowforge, a company that is similarly in a fast-paced stage of growth. Kay loves to stay active whether it be lifting weights, bike riding, swimming/snorkeling, or going on a hike with her boyfriend. She is also a self-proclaimed “foodie” with a penchant for Asian cuisine.

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Business Systems Analyst

From studying engineering and philosophy in college to managing business systems today, Darryle loves applying logic to provide solutions. As a native California resident who’s recently made a move to Utah, he’s excited to see all that his new state has to offer and really dig into some of his favorite hobbies (skiing, camping, off-roading).

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joshua royal


Software Engineer

Joshua has worked on Cloud Storage at Google for a while. For a few years before that, he has worked at Amazon on the mobile shopping app backend. When he's not working he likes to play video games and when possible and he likes to get outside and fall down snowy hills on long sticks. His family and him also spend a fair amount of time in their RV trailer over the summer.

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Crystal Bordeaux


Accounting Manager

Crystal was born and raised in Michigan, but has been in Seattle since 2016. She has several years of experience in public accounting across a variety of industries and is excited to bring her insights to Glowforge! When not working, she enjoys traveling, eating, binge watching reality TV, and spending time with her boyfriend and cat.

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Staff Accountant

Lorenzo comes from a background in Big 4 public accounting (Deloitte), where he had experience leading multiple teams in the financial services & manufacturing industries.

He spends his time traveling to new places, keeping active with basketball / tennis, or learning to play new instruments (Currently on number 6!).

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Operations Finance Controller

Krishna was born in Bangalore and moved to Los Angeles for his schooling. He holds an electrical engineering degree and 14 years of experience working in finance and accounting, with a passion for operational excellence. He currently serves as the Chair of Board of Regents for Institute of Management Accountants, a global finance and accounting professional association. He holds a private pilot’s license and looks forward to teaching his young daughter the magic of flight. He and his wife enjoy traveling with their daughter.

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natalie m


Sales Account Manager

Natalie is a life-long maker with a background in educational fundraising and small business management. She is all about making personal connections and helping others succeed. In her spare time, she loves to be with her family, read, paint, bake, and tinker around in the garage.

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brian s


Technical Support Engineer

Brian is a Midwest transplant who has called Seattle home for the last 15 years. He has spent his career in customer-facing technical engineering and support roles; from elevators to ATMs (ask him about traveling to Antarctica) and his last stint was at a startup in the drone industry. When not working you can find Brian in his studio making music, building/repairing synthesizers and drum machines, traveling the world, as well as hiking and camping across the PacNW.

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leslie clark


Senior Corporate Counsel

Leslie’s legal background includes the startup, government, and law firm worlds. She believes that lawyering offers most value when paired with vision and empathy. Having first worked in urban planning, she finds the fun in statistics. She has a lifelong love of running and hopes it loves her back forever.

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Nick Tardif


Software Engineer

Nick enjoys building and supporting products that make people smile. In the past he’s built handheld 3D scanners, developed educational health software, and owned web platform engineering at Amazon. Outside of his professional life he likes practicing landscape photography, trying out new bread recipes, and wandering his way through the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.

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Inside Sales Associate

Amanda loves working with people and has been in sales most of her adult life, which led her to complete a master's in Sociology! She loves using what she's learned to connect with customers and sharing her excitement about all the amazing things Glowforge can do. When she isn’t working, you’ll find her baking for friends, checking out new restaurants, knitting, sewing, or working on pottery!

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Christopher Dastan


Technical Support Engineer

Over a decade ago Chris fell in love with digital fabrication tools like 3D printers CNC routers and laser cutters in order to solve problems and create art. He’s followed Glowforge since the Kickstarter campaign and joins the technical support team with a wide skillset honed by years of hypergrowth in prior startup roles. Outside of work he loves rapidly prototyping ideas with his life partner, walking with her and the dogs to explore nature and managing grassroots DIY projects that have tangible impacts

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Danielle Walewski


Technical Support Engineer

Danielle moved to Denver for college and stuck around for the mountains. Although she calls Colorado home, always curious, she tries to spend as much time as possible traveling in search of new adventures. When home, you can find her skiing, rafting, or relaxing in a hammock.

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conor m


Customer Success Specialist

Conor is a musician at heart and lover of all things outdoors. A percussionist by nature and training,these days he mostly noodles away on his guitar and can often be found careening (usually under control) down the mountainside on his bike or skis. Above all, he enjoys time well spent with family, friends, and his yellow lab Molly.

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Visual Designer

Mary is a maker of things - rugs, tie-dye, Ikea flat packs, and great graphic design work - you name it, she’s probably interested in how it was made in the first place and already thinking about how she can make something like it, too. Not a surprise for someone that grew up in a family of creators covering everything from navel architecture to structural engineering and photography to mosaics. A recent returnee to the Pacific Northwest, Mary is enjoying discovering all the changes she missed in the last couple decades and rediscovering with her husband and two girls all the things she loved about growing up here - namely the grey days (really!) and drinking all the coffee.

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Customer Success Specialist

Satya is a service-oriented problem solver who enjoys identifying the underlying causes of pain and dysfunction - whether in the body, a process or any aspect of life – and finding meaningful solutions. Her background includes many years of customer service and technical support as well as a beloved career in massage therapy.

A Seattle transplant from Alabama, she’s a ‘Southern girl, Pacific Northwest woman’.

Her life is made rich by her relationship with her husband and their feline fur-babies. Music, movies, books and a host of other interests keep her inspired.

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linda b


Director of Information Systems and IT

Linda believes simple solutions are almost always the best solutions. Rain or sun, she embraces the great PNW outdoors with her black lab. Wintry days you may find her skiing with her family or cooking and baking with them at home. Fun fact: Linda worked as a licensed massage therapist to help finance her detour through chiropractic college.

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michelle H


Manager, Marketing Programs and Content

Michelle comes to Glowforge with more than two decades of experience as a litigation paralegal. She's a certified mediator and values solution-oriented and relationship-focused approaches to legal practice. Outside of work, Michelle is an author, a foodie, a yogi, a live music enthusiast, and an incorrigible hoarder of houseplants, books, and memes.

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nick w


Principal Electrical Engineer

Originally from the UK, Nick has been designing electronics for over 15 years for products including military data loggers, industrial process equipment, wheeled and bipedal robots and 3D laser printers. When not blowing up prototypes he can be found exploring Seattle's sites with his wife and son.

josh martin


Inside Sales Manager

Josh is a gadget geek who got into 3D printing over ten years ago, building his first machine and becoming obsessed with the ability to create anything he needed. Now he is sharing that same passion with people looking to start or grow their businesses. Outside of work, Josh loves to play Fortnite with his kids, take pictures with his Nikon, and hunt estate sale deals.

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Inside Sales Associate

Mike is a Texan who has called Denver home since 2014. Before Glowforge, Mike came from a background in Oil & Gas contract negotiation. Having a family full of entrepreneurs, Mike is passionate about connecting with people of all walks of life and sharing what a Glowforge can do for them. In his free time, you can find him playing golf, hockey, and exploring Colorado’s backcountry for lines to ski and rivers to fish.

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Emilia Slimon


Marketing Manager

Emilia is an East-Coast transplant with Scottish roots, a background in art, and passion for words. When she's not drafting copy she might be practicing French, solving crosswords, ranking Seattle's best pastries, or day-hiking in the Cascades.

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Corporate Counsel

Jenna is an attorney who built her career with one unifying theme - take care of people. Jenna is passionate about helping growth-focused businesses delight their customers. Prior to joining Glowforge, Jenna worked in litigation, with a focus on product liability and safety. Originally from Michigan, Jenna spends her free time exploring different playgrounds with her daughter and trying new restaurants with her husband. She enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling to new places.

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Advanced Product Quality Planning Lead

Ira holds Manufacturing and Electronic Engineering degrees and has worked in the global Supply Chain where he managed Supplier manufacturing and quality within consumer products & healthcare industries. He is a proud dad of two grown daughters and a grandson. Ira loves gardening and landscaping. Recently he is back to biking together with his wife Maryam. Ira and his wife are passionate about supporting nonprofit organizations and arts communities.

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Senior Manager, Technical Support

For her, it’s the full customer “Experience”! She has a passion for leading great teams and creating a seamless experience for customers at every turn. With over 15 years of customer support and training experience, She has had the honor to serve in leadership for the last 10! Over the past few years She has used her passion for change to drive company initiatives by creating and leading ERGs (Employee resource groups), and partnering in various capacities to take initiative and action in all areas of D&I especially for BIPOC.

When She isn't slaying metric driven dragons she enjoys crafting (no limit here) and spending time with her 2 children, husband, and dog traveling! She is excited to be the first Glowforger on the eastern coast, located in the DMV (DC, Maryland,Virginia) She loves all things seafood, particularly Maryland style blue crabs.



Accounts Receivable Specialist

Beatriz was born in Argentina, lived all over the US west coast and settled near Denver, CO. She has a husband, two kids, and two spoiled dogs. She loves spending her free time pursuing photography and other creative hobbies.



Manufacturing Test Engineer

While Jacob’s professional career has been forged in aerospace, art has always been a large part of his life. Currently developing his woodworking skills, Jacob has explored many mediums for his artistic expression. By merging creativity with a technical background, there is no limit to what can be accomplished.



Supply Chain Planner

Anthony is a Kentuckian with a passion for problem solving and supply chain. He attended the University of Kentucky (Go Cats!) in Lexington where he would grow his career through many Inventory Planning and Supply Chain roles. He is an avid collector of rare Kentucky bourbons and vintage musical instruments. Outside of work you will find him renovating and flipping homes with his realtor wife, or trying to keep up with his two Chihuahuas, Millie and Otie.



Customer Success

Oscar has worked in the Customer service field for 10+ years, working for various different companies where he helped with the customer and team support. Texas-born, Oscar was raised by his grandparents in Mexico where he spent the majority of his childhood, giving him a unique outlook on life. Hobbies include; Collecting pokemon, and traveling back home to see my family in Nebraska!



Accounts Payable

Patricia is a Houstonian born and raised in Texas, living in the outskirts of Northeast Houston. She has six years in accounts payable experience. On the weekends, she enjoys spending time with family, creating items, biking, gardening, and spending time with Marvel and DC (her pups).

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Bob joins Glowforge with 8 years of recruiting experience. He is currently located in San Diego and has an MA in I/O Psychology and is pursuing a PhD. He and his Partner,Cassie, are getting married in August, they have four children aged, 9, 10, 11, 12. He’s a huge Boston sports fan and has a diehard obsession with hockey. In his free time, he likes to go to spin class with Cassie and officiates ice hockey.

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Data Analyst

Danielle is passionate about creating lasting, engaging, and positive relationships with customers through the power of data. She brings to Glowforge her years of experience in web analytics, digital merchandising, and testing & optimization, as well as her enthusiasm for turning data into actionable insights and “aha!” moments. She is excited to apply all she’s learned in her retail and telecom background to the world of Glowforge and its incredible community of creators!

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Global Sourcing

Principal Global Sourcing Manager Experienced in consumer and medical products, from factory to new product launches. Over the past 7 years I transitioned to procurement where business and engineering worlds collide. I'm passionate about working on products I connect with and just find "cool".

I'm a first generation half-Korean living in Seattle with my wife and dog Lucky. My hobbies include having new experiences and now making things with Glowforge!

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People Operations

Kate is a Washington native who has spent the past decade living in Seattle. She found her enthusiasm for people operations through her love of connection and working with people to achieve their goals. Outside of work, Kate enjoys attending live events such as comedy shows, live music and sporting events.




Senior Data Analyst, Customer Success

Jeremy is an analyst from Ohio. He has always been insatiably curious; exploring mountains of data is a delightful detour from everyday life. When he's not deep into a new hobby, he loves adventure, the absurd, and spending plenty of time chasing whims!


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Technical Support Associate

Lesley is a happy-go-lucky nerd who delights in fixing things, helping people, and trying every creative endeavor she can. Whether it’s old school wood and paint, or fancy power tools and LEDs, she loves dreaming up solutions and making them a reality.

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Associate Staff Accountant

Lex has lived in Washington her entire life and only briefly lived in Oregon when she attended George Fox University. She comes with several years of accounting experience both in bookkeeping and public accounting. She also recently got engaged to her high school sweetheart, Reagan, and they will be getting married in August 2022. In her free time she enjoys tackling home DIY projects with her fiance, creating personalized gifts on her cricut and taking their chocolate lab on adventures.

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Inventory Control Coordinator

Cat comes to Glowforge with a decade of Inventory Control experience in the healthcare, industrial, and retail sectors. She has done everything from cycle counts to shipping & receiving, but most enjoys digging into inventory data looking for solutions. Outside of work she runs an anime convention, plays D&D every week, and takes too many photos of her cat.

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Head of Supply Chain

Born and raised in the Seattle suburbs, Brian has built his career in supply chain logistics. He brings years of experience from collaborating with small private companies to large multi-nationals. With strong emphasis in transportation and warehouse fulfillment, he has worked with a wide range of clientele across industries and business models. Brian is married to his wonderful wife, Angelique, and together they have raised two sons and one daughter and enjoy time with their four grandchildren. Brian is also the proud fur papa to his Golden Retriever, Max, and Great Pyrenees, Charlie. Brian enjoys spending his free time with his family camping, hiking, skiing, and kayaking.

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Operational Excellence & PMO Leader

Drew is passionate about finding new ways to improve how businesses operate and serve their customers. On a quest to continuously learn, Drew has made stops in manufacturing, quality and engineering. He’s problem-solved everything from potato chips to car engines, and is eager to dig into the world of 3-D printing at Glowforge. He is happiest in nature - especially out fishing or camping with his family - and loves a good dad joke.

Eric Headshot


Inside Sales Manager

Eric joins Glowforge having led teams in Mega-Corporate, Startup, and Small Business environments. Most recently he and his husband successfully launched an artisan gift shop and gallery in NW Arkansas. Eric is always down for a beach trip, enjoys spending time with close friends and family and will clear the calendar for his nieces and nephews.

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Social Media Manager

Tyler has spent most of his career within the paid social marketing world, building full advertising funnels for small and large companies. He is passionate about being a connector and a constant learner. Fun fact: he has a pet tortoise named Leonidas.

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Associate Visual & Print Designer

Aubrie is a designer who believes in the power of creative problem solving and bringing beautiful design to everyone. She grew up on the rocky beaches of the Puget Sound and now lives by the sandy Pacific Ocean beaches in California. When not designing she stays inspired through the being outdoors, cooking with friends and family, reading and traveling.

Lauren Headshot


Education Account Manager

Lauren comes to Glowforge with a background in facilitating STEAM learning opportunities across the curriculum in K-12 schools. Seeing first hand the agency and joy making brings to students she is excited to continue this work with Glowforge. She enjoys visiting the beach in her hometown in NJ with her husband and 10 year old twins.

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Logistics Specialist

Michael has spent nearly 10 years behind the scenes in the logistics & transportation industry, turning the gears that keep things moving across the world. In his free time he's either devouring another book/game series or heading up the slope with his snowboard.

Josh Headshot


Software Engineer

Josh has built physical things from bicycles to synthesizers and in the software realm he loves working on graceful, intuitive UIs. He is always immersed in learning something new (recently: sailing!). He lives a very short walk/bike ride from Lake Erie.

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Sales Manager

Bobby is a Texas native and joins Glowforge, having spent the last 13 years in sales/management in corporate retail wireless telecommunications. Bobby has a proven track record of leading and developing sales teams across multiple retail locations in the East Texas Area. Bobby is the voice and creator of popular podcast which has generated over 500K stream, across various steaming platforms in which he records new episodes in his spare time. He has a passion for video and started a videography business in 2018, he creates everything from wedding films to marketing content for small business’s, and most recently offering media services in the real estate space. Bobby is an animal lover, he has two dog’s Maddie and Max. He is excited to bring his years of knowledge and experiences to Glowforge.

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Education Account Manager

Dawn comes to Glowforge with over 15 years of experience in K12 education as a classroom teacher and then an instructional technology coach. Creating, designing, and implementing technology in curriculum and instruction provides students amazing opportunities for deeper learning. Dawn was one of the first 600 International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Certified Teachers and is also a Google Certified Trainer. In 2019, Dawn gave a Tedx Talk on the courage to change lanes. Now, she is ready to change lanes and continue her passion for EdTech in K12 with Glowforge joining the EDU Team.

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Sr. Embedded Software Engineer

Jos is a software craftsman and aspiring code gardener. He enjoys developing software that you can see working in the real world, whether it's spinning motors or just LEDs blinking.

For fun, Jos likes to play guitar, solve puzzles, and play board games. When he's not feeding/petting/grooming/paying attention to his cat, Ash Catchum, of course.

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Executive Assistant/Recruiting Operations

Nicole is a California native who joins Glowforge with experience across recruiting, executive support, and event planning, primarily in the startup world. In her free time, she likes to travel and tackle outdoor adventures, like rock climbing, hiking and ATVing.

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Sr. Catalog Operations & Business Manager

Rachel is a Southern California native with a long background in Operations in the Tech space. She enjoys the challenge of improving user experience through process improvement.

Creativity is her middle name. Whether it’s graphic design, wood working, clay sculpting or creating elaborate charcuterie displays, Rachel finds any chance she can to be creative. She spent the last few years building a successful online business as a Maker, creating handmade goods for home decor.

Outside of work and her craft room, she enjoys spending time with her husband, working out, going to country concerts and traveling.

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Principal Product Manager

Jon has spent over 10 years building intelligent hardware products including home audio systems, asset trackers, air purifiers and even robotic kitchen equipment. When not working he can usually be found enjoying the great outdoors with his family, fixing something or trying to empty out the garage.

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Sr. Business Process & Inventory Manager

Born and raised in Southern California, I’ve spent the last decade plus in inventory management and process improvement. From warehousing, to retail and e-commerce and much of what’s in between. As a bit of a maker myself, I really enjoy learning new skills and applying them to the next piece, be it a dining table or a small jewelry box. I was married in 2018 and my wife and I have 2 children, ages 8 and 14. Together, we’re avid Disney goers, and when not working or enjoying the rides, we enjoy bike riding and taking our Goldendoodle, Bruno, out for walks.

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Daria is a New York City native who joins Glowforge with 4+ years of recruiting experience in the crypto/fintech space. After spending four years in San Francisco, her husband and 1 year old daughter now live in Charleston, SC. In her spare time, she has been learning to speak Farsi, her parents first language. Daria loves to travel, ski, play tennis and cook!

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Sr. B2B Marketing Manager

Lindsay is a seasoned B2B marketer who loves creating memorable experiences for others. At work, this has resulted in delivering impactful customer-centric marketing campaigns. At home, it translates to creating extravagant themed events for friends and family, alongside her husband. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys craft, singing, dancing, cooking/meal prepping, exercising, and strolling her “backyard” along the beautiful Riverfront in Wilmington, DE.

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Marketing Project Manager

Shea is a native Texan, native maker. She comes from working in the Austin tech and music festival scenes, and loves working alongside creative people to build ideas into reality. She loves to get her hands in it, if it’s pottery, home repair, or a fun DIY.

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Senior Software Engineer

Matt has spent recent years building software frameworks for automated hardware testing of VR headsets and implantable medical devices. Matt enjoys reading (fantasy, sci-fi, and a smattering of romance), eating (macarons if possible), project-ing (software, electronics, music, or woodworking), and adventuring with his family

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Long Headshot


Software Engineer, Computer Vision

Long’s love for engineering stems from an innate curiosity to explore the universe and a deep appreciation for human creativity. Constantly learning from others with humbleness, and putting newfound insights into practice, he likes to prototype fast and finish with attention to detail. In his spare time, he dives into neuroscience, cooking, physical exercise, and art.

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Sales Trainer

Caspiann believes the best way to drive results is through collaboration and meeting the needs of individuals as whole people. He has found fulfillment in his career by focusing on this foundation in both large corporations as well as scrappy startups. He loves spending time with his partner and kids watching movies or playing video games, and when it’s time to unplug nothing is a substitute for a motorcycle ride.

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Dan Headshot


Principal Software Engineer

Dan hails from the deserts of Arizona. He has worked at Microsoft and Amazon and started his own business creating mobile games for toddlers. Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time in his woodworking shop, flying planes, and playing video games with his wife and three children.

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Senior Supply Chain Retail Coordinator

Josh joins Glowforge with over a decade of end-to-end supply chain experience across a variety of unique industries, including retail grocery, snowboard manufacturing and aerospace. From Fortune 100 to private equity-backed companies, he has been recognized for leading successful procurement, manufacturing and demand planning teams. He is passionate about launching innovative products and creating efficient, sustainable processes that enhance the customer experience.

Josh is an avid sports and craft beer enthusiast who relocated from Seattle to Jacksonville, Florida, in 2018—trading in his snowboards and mountain bikes for golf clubs and beach chairs. Outside of work, you can find him exploring the First Coast with his wife, Casey, and Golden Retriever, Kicker.

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Mike Headshot


Principal Operations Program Manager

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and over 20 years of experience in the electro-mechanical and controls manufacturing arena, Mike brings a unique skillset to Glowforge. His diverse background includes managing the design and production of systems for aerospace flight actuation, medical mechatronics, and automated restaurant equipment. He enjoys leveraging these experiences by participating in Design Reviews and Continuous Improvement activities addressing any function of a manufacturing organization. He was born and raised in the Midwest (Chicagoland), but currently resides in Northern California with his wife and 12 year old daughter. When not restoring classic cars in the garage, he enjoys exploring the Sierra Nevada Mountains with his family or volunteering backstage on the “tech crew” for his local theater.

Skye Headshot


Frontend (UI/UX) Engineer

Skye is a recent Seattle transplant, and an avid traveler. They're always happy making beautiful things out of technical mediums; whether that be 3D modeling, programming their pen plotter, or developing UI! In their free time, they'll be playing video games or spending time with Luca The Cat.

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Senior Data Engineer

Tianhong is an enthusiastic creator for wood work, decoration, and home improvement in general. Though he was trained as a computer scientist, creative decoration and self-designed furniture and tools are not a rare find in his place. Workwise, Tianhong is a seasoned data engineer and committed to the vision of leading the team to data-driven success.

Stephen Headshot


Hardware Technician

I am a Texas native that has always been intrigued and fascinated by electronics since the early ‘80s (Thanks Atari and Star Wars!). I earned a degree in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology and then worked at a couple of electronics manufacturing companies. My wife and I relocated to Seattle about a year and a half ago.

I enjoy being outside, going to sporting events, baking, building Lego sets with my two kids and playing video games.



Influencer Marketing Manager

Hazel is California born and Colorado based. She started her influencer marketing career living in Jakarta and interning for a sustainable fashion brand. Since then, she’s worked in marketing tech, experiential marketing, and the camper-van industry before landing at Glowforge. She spends her free time hiking, snowboarding, going to concerts, doing yoga, and filling her Pinterest with ideas for her next DIY house project or themed event.

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Senior Manager, Platform Engineering

Afaq started his career in the datacenter industry and spent his spare time tinkering with the Linux filesystem. He has spent the last decade operationalizing and scaling software systems and teams which power world-class web products. When he is not writing build-tools, you can find him playing games with his 3 endlessly curious children.

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Inside Sales Manager

Dawn discovered the joy of creating beautiful things while crafting with her grandmother, who ignited her creative spark. She finds fulfillment in developing connections with others, bringing innovative ideas to life, as well as helping individuals and businesses unleash their creativity. Her experience as a real estate agent, small business owner, educator, and salesperson have prepared her for this Glowforge adventure. She is blessed with a loving family: two wonderful children who inspire her every day, a supportive husband who encourages her artistic pursuits, and the joyful chaos of a lively household that includes an older cat and a very young dog. She enjoys immersing herself in a good book and designing functional spaces in her home.

Luke Andrews Headshot


Inside Sales Manager

Luke is a Chicago native and currently in the great state of Tennessee! He has worked with multiple teams from both large and small companies. Luke is excited to help people from all walks of life be able to create magic the Glowforge offers. Outside of work, Luke loves to play and watch sports, workout, and spend time with his family and girlfriend Amanda.

Rebecca Headshot


Higher Education Account Manager

Rebecca is a Cleveland transplant and spent most of her career in higher education advancement. She loves working with people to help them achieve their goals, especially when it includes creating something they are passionate about. She can't start the day without her nespresso machine and enjoys painting, taking walks with her family, and traveling.

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Community Manager

Emily loves animals, food, and running. When she isn't petting a random dog, cooking Korean fried chicken, or running around the Bay Area, she loves growing communities and fostering their passion for a product. She has built communities around funny memes and tasty food creations. She is excited to be a part of the Glowforge community and can’t wait to get to know everyone.

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Sr. Channel Marketing Manager

Sharon brings over 15 years of experience in the dynamic landscape of channel sales and marketing within the high-tech industry, driving strategic growth and exceptional performance through innovative strategies and collaborative partnerships. In her personal time, Sharon enjoys boating, fishing, jet skiing, hiking, and is an avid fan of the University of Tennessee football and the Pride of the Southland Marching Band. Go Vols!

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Sales Account Manager

Lisa's passion for creativity, technology, and helping others achieve their goals led her to Glowforge. She has a sales background in telecommunications, animal healthcare software, and sign supply distribution. Lisa is originally from Orlando and now resides in Seattle with her partner and two dogs, Jango and Boba. She attended the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!). In her free time, she loves a good DIY project, exploring the PNW, cooking, and gardening.

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Technical Operations Specialist

Kendall has spent many years working in technical implementations for startups of all sizes with a strong emphasis on e-Commerce and Shopify. In her free time, Kendall is an artist, metalsmith and a small business owner specializing in fine jewelry and is always looking to learn new skills to add to her craft. She also has a passion for travel and can often be found on new adventures in all corners of the world.

Dan CropS


Product Manager

Dan sails, hikes, and dives into sci-fi & fantasy realms. He brings the same spirit of exploration to the world of product development and you can find him blending his passion for adventure and technology alongside his trusty typing co-pilots -the cats.

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Senior Platform Engineer

Dave has a passion for cloud, virtualization, and Linux, bringing over six years of experience in the entertainment and IoT industries. His expertise lies in crafting scalable and reliable platforms. Based in Austin, TX, Dave's an avid reader of progressive fantasy, maintains a regular running and gym routine, and has a flair for fire performance.

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Warehouse Manager

Originally from Southern California, Drew moved to Washington in 2019 and has loved it ever since. Depending on the season you can find him on the slopes, in the forest, or build crafting World of Warcraft characters with a mug of coffee in front of him. Drew has a passion for cleanliness, organization, efficiency, and realistic human solutions to problems. With experience in customer service, human resource, inventory management, and logistics Drew loves new opportunities for knowledge and growth.

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Social Media Manager

Monica comes to Glowforge with a decade of experience in social media, after working with several Fortune 500 brands. Outside of her love for social, she is an animal lover, avid traveler, and someone you can always count on to share a positive affirmation your way.

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Email Marketing Manager

Shelby is a DIY enthusiast and all-around maker. Starting off in her mom's quilt store, she dove into everything from sewing to design. While helping run the show, she fell in love with digital marketing, That journey led to specializing in email marketing.

Before joining Glowforge I spent time at Cricut and Silhouette. In my free time, you can find me on a bike ride with my family, hiking or skiing and lastly enjoying all the sweets - candy is her absolute fav!

We love to make things.

We’re lucky to have access to variety of maker tools: laser cutters, 3d printers, woodworking tools, sewing machines, metalworking equipment, and paper cutting machines. We’ve grown up on lathes, x-acto knives, CNC mills, and drill presses. We learned to create with pen and paper, Autocad, Sketchup, crayons, graph paper, scissors, and imagination.

Now it’s our turn to build something to give back. We hope you’ll be as excited about it as we are.