Our Team

We bring together the very best people and deploy them on your hardest digital problems.

Juhan Sonin

Chief Creative Officer

Juhan specializes in software design and system engineering. He operates, and is the Director of, Involution Studios. He has worked at Apple, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and MITRE. Juhan co-founded Invo Boston in 2009 and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently lectures at MIT.

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Eric Benoit

Creative Director

Eric is a designer specializing in system design and software application, leading our creationary process in UI design and pushing concepts into production. Eric joined Invo in 2010 and is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. Eric enjoys tinkering with Arduino controllers and taking random ‘make’ classes at the Artisan’s Asylum; from electronic synthesizers to laser cutting.

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Sarah Kaiser

Designer

Sarah is an artist specializing in user interface design, motion graphics, and illustration. She creates beautiful interfaces in 2 and 3D space. Sarah joined Invo in 2011 and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Jennifer Patel

Designer, Engineer

Jennifer is a designer-developer hybrid specializing in user interface design and front-end development. She creates beautiful designs using big and small data, often for health and enterprise services. Jennifer joined Invo in 2011 and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Ben Salinas

Designer, Engineer

Ben is a designer specializing in engineering and holistic design. He orchestrates exceptional outcomes in algorithm-driven software and specializes in transitioning beautiful designs from pixels to production code. Ben joined Invo in 2012 and is a graduate of the Olin College of Engineering. Ben also works to revolutionize the world of coffee brewing at his company, Luminaire Coffee.

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Ben Listwon

Engineer

Ben Listwon co-founded Involution Studios in Silicon Valley, establishing the company’s technical practice. A founding member of notable technology companies like Yelp and various IdeaLab member companies, Ben has also held lead architect positions at eBay, PayPal, Nokia and Yahoo. He is happiest when delivering products which improve people's quality of life.

Sein Woo

Designer

Sein is an interface designer specializing in communication design and industrial design. She makes desirable interfaces that are honest in function and natural to people. She is a hands-on designer and regularly crafts furniture and jewelry. Sein joined Invo in 2013 and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.

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Adam Pere

Engineer, Designer

Adam is an engineer specializing in data visualization and rapid prototyping. He provides smart software engineering and well-designed feedback loops using bleeding edge frameworks. Adam joined Invo in 2013 and is a graduate of Union College with a degree in Computer Science and Visual Arts.

Beth Herlin

Product Designer

Beth is part designer, product strategist, and researcher. She concentrates on designing beautiful and surprising services and systems from the skintop to celltop to desktop. Beth is a graduate of Rice University and Carnegie Mellon University.

Michael Bester

Engineer

Michael is a design-savvy software developer focussed on building humane user interfaces for screens of all shapes and sizes. Having worked with companies as diverse as Novartis, Warner Music and Playboy, he has been crafting code with Invo since 2011. A graduate of the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Michael is also a guitarist who enjoys playing jazz, rock and more recently, classical repertoire.

Xinyu Liu

Designer

Xinyu is a designer with a background in crafting physical objects, conducting research, and influencing human behavior. She leverages invisible sensing tech, composes emotional feedback loops, and creates just-in-time graphic communication. Xinyu is a graduate of the Beijing Institute of Technology and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Jon Follett

Business Catalyst

Jonathan is an executive who previously ran his own design studio. He is the director of business development for Involution Studios. Jonathan joined Invo in 2009 and is a graduate of Boston University.

Eli Rodriguez

Business Admin

Eli is a multi-talented administrator specializing in organization and follow-through. She is the studio manager at Involution Studios Columbus. Eli joined Invo in 2012 from a similar role in New York City.

MBTI ESFJ

Emily Twaddell

Doyenne de l'Atelier

Emily is a mentor and leader specializing in instructional design. Since joining Invo in 2013 as studio manager, Emily manages daily operations, writes for the blog, consults on design, and creates whimsical art installations. Emily holds degrees from Trinity College, Lesley University, and The Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.

Dirk Knemeyer

Founder

Dirk is a social futurist and a founder of Involution Studios. He envisions new systems for organizational, social, and personal change, helping leaders to make radical transformation. Dirk is a frequent speaker who has shared his ideas at TEDx, Transhumanism+ and SXSW along with keynotes in Europe and the US. He has been published in Business Week and participated on the 15 boards spanning industries like healthcare, publishing, and education.

MBTI INFJ

Juhan Sonin

Chief Creative Officer

Juhan specializes in software design and system engineering. He operates, and is the Director of, Involution Studios. He has worked at Apple, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and MITRE. Juhan co-founded Invo Boston in 2009 and is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently lectures at MIT.

MBTI ENTP

Eric Benoit

Creative Director

Eric is a designer specializing in system design and software application, leading our creationary process in UI design and pushing concepts into production. Eric joined Invo in 2010 and is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. Eric enjoys tinkering with Arduino controllers and taking random ‘make’ classes at the Artisan’s Asylum; from electronic synthesizers to laser cutting.

MBTI INFP

Sarah Kaiser

Designer

Sarah is an artist specializing in user interface design, motion graphics, and illustration. She creates beautiful interfaces in 2 and 3D space. Sarah joined Invo in 2011 and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

MBTI ISTP

Your Career Awaits!

We're always looking for amazing talent.

Learn why we should work together

Jennifer Patel

Designer, Engineer

Jennifer is a designer-developer hybrid specializing in user interface design and front-end development. She creates beautiful designs using big and small data, often for health and enterprise services. Jennifer joined Invo in 2011 and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

MBTI ISFJ

Ben Salinas

Designer, Engineer

Ben is a designer specializing in engineering and holistic design. He orchestrates exceptional outcomes in algorithm-driven software and specializes in transitioning beautiful designs from pixels to production code. Ben joined Invo in 2012 and is a graduate of the Olin College of Engineering. Ben also works to revolutionize the world of coffee brewing at his company, Luminaire Coffee.

MBTI ENTP

Ben Listwon

Engineer

Ben Listwon co-founded Involution Studios in Silicon Valley, establishing the company’s technical practice. A founding member of notable technology companies like Yelp and various IdeaLab member companies, Ben has also held lead architect positions at eBay, PayPal, Nokia and Yahoo. He is happiest when delivering products which improve people's quality of life.

Sein Woo

Designer

Sein is an interface designer specializing in communication design and industrial design. She makes desirable interfaces that are honest in function and natural to people. She is a hands-on designer and regularly crafts furniture and jewelry. Sein joined Invo in 2013 and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.

MBTI ENFJ

Adam Pere

Engineer, Designer

Adam is an engineer specializing in data visualization and rapid prototyping. He provides smart software engineering and well-designed feedback loops using bleeding edge frameworks. Adam joined Invo in 2013 and is a graduate of Union College with a degree in Computer Science and Visual Arts.

Beth Herlin

Product Designer

Beth is part designer, product strategist, and researcher. She concentrates on designing beautiful and surprising services and systems from the skintop to celltop to desktop. Beth is a graduate of Rice University and Carnegie Mellon University.

Michael Bester

Engineer

Michael is a design-savvy software developer focussed on building humane user interfaces for screens of all shapes and sizes. Having worked with companies as diverse as Novartis, Warner Music and Playboy, he has been crafting code with Invo since 2011. A graduate of the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Michael is also a guitarist who enjoys playing jazz, rock and more recently, classical repertoire.

Xinyu Liu

Designer

Xinyu is a designer with a background in crafting physical objects, conducting research, and influencing human behavior. She leverages invisible sensing tech, composes emotional feedback loops, and creates just-in-time graphic communication. Xinyu is a graduate of the Beijing Institute of Technology and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Jon Follett

Business Catalyst

Jonathan is an executive who previously ran his own design studio. He is the director of business development for Involution Studios. Jonathan joined Invo in 2009 and is a graduate of Boston University.

Eli Rodriguez

Business Admin

Eli is a multi-talented administrator specializing in organization and follow-through. She is the studio manager at Involution Studios Columbus. Eli joined Invo in 2012 from a similar role in New York City.

MBTI ESFJ

Emily Twaddell

Doyenne de l'Atelier

Emily is a mentor and leader specializing in instructional design. Since joining Invo in 2013 as studio manager, Emily manages daily operations, writes for the blog, consults on design, and creates whimsical art installations. Emily holds degrees from Trinity College, Lesley University, and The Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.

Dirk Knemeyer

Founder

Dirk is a social futurist and a founder of Involution Studios. He envisions new systems for organizational, social, and personal change, helping leaders to make radical transformation. Dirk is a frequent speaker who has shared his ideas at TEDx, Transhumanism+ and SXSW along with keynotes in Europe and the US. He has been published in Business Week and participated on the 15 boards spanning industries like healthcare, publishing, and education.

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