David Hedden, aka Wild Dave, has lots of ideas.. Sometimes his wild ideas turn into... open-source community birdhouse projects.. upcycled skateboard artwork.. 7ft tall robotic musical boomboxes.. 1000+sqft vertical aquaponics systems.. habanero jam!
Gabriel Gaete loves to dabble in the intersection between art and music. He enjoys drawing strange geometric patterns, creating music related digital programs, and imparting maker knowledge where he works at the Long Beach Public Library makerspace.
Dan Lundmark is an award winning interactive media designer, technologist, and entrepreneur, providing solutions to businesses and organizations around the world for over 15 years. He has completed many design and development projects that extend brand identity consistently across print marketing collateral, interactive apps, websites, and video. Dan has helped clients with promo videos that have been viewed over 50 million times on youtube, leading to major media coverage including the Wall Street Journal, CBS, and online media including Gizmodo, Engadget, and Reddit, leading to millions of dollars in product sales. In 2018 Dan created a team and launched SWVFT Aerial Robotics, building the next-generation AR and VR drone control software platform for FPV enthusiasts and civic agencies. Dan serves on the board of the Fire & Burn Foundation and as technical advisor and partnership development for local public charter schools connecting professionals with under-served youth, including a project connecting NASA JPL scientists with youth in Long Beach, CA to create and present plans for business ventures on future Mars missions.
Lisette Solis loves to conceptualize ideas and bring them to life. Trained in fashion design and secretly indulges in metalsmithing. Currently immersed in digital social media marketing, brand development, and she knows how to throw a party! Her inspiration is derived from sustainability because she is a neo-hippie at heart.
Tony Musorafite, aka "The Moose" spends most of his free time outside studying nature, making ultralight backpacking gear, and helping his friends build giant over-sized boom boxes. He enjoys dabbling with micro controllers, building long range remote environmental sensors, fabricating unnecessary things, and pretending to be a unicorn when the moon is full.
Nice to meet you, my name is Adam; I attended CSULB and became an auto shop teacher. Being active on my campus, I mentor a First Robotics team, coach a UCI Energy Challenge, love breakfast burritos and want to learn how to play bass cello.
"We form like voltron..."
It's all about collaboration, creativity, and FUN! We geek out on funky ideas and we like to get our hands dirty making the ideas come to life. Everyone on the team brings something special and unique; we have high-tech, low-tech, and non-tech alike. Together we form the BOOM TEAM!