Madison Maxey is passionate about materials and creative technology. She focuses on bringing flexible, robust circuitry (e-textiles) to scale as Founder and Technical Lead at LOOMIA (previously The Crated). Throughout the course of her work at LOOMIA, she has developed e-textiles prototypes and workshops for companies like North Face, Google, PVH, Flextronics, Adidas and Corning. Maddy’s work has built the foundation for several pending patents and has lead to invitations to lecture at Columbia University, Parsons School of Design, NYU and University of Illinois Champaign Urbana. In addition to e-textiles, Maddy has performed computational design and physical computing work for the F.I.T Museum, Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, CNBC’s Jump Jive and Thrive and Google Creative Lab. She has also held creative technology residences at the School of Visual Arts, Autodesk, and Pratt’s BF+DA where she won the BF+DA Technology Innovation Award. ACCOLADES Forbes 30 under 30 Member, TED@NYC selected speaker, Thiel Fellow, Lord & Taylor Rose Award Recipient, Future of Storytelling Fellow, Project Diane Founder (a database of 28 black women who have raised over $1m in venture funding).Locked Pro Plan feature
Loomia (formerly The Crated) is focused on developing materials and processes to make it easier to produce smart soft goods products.