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Who is Owl

We're engineers and entrepreneurs who love to bring great new things to life that are innovative, useful, beautiful and intuitive. In the past we've been leaders on the teams that built iPod, iPhone, HoloLens and Dropcam. Now, we're bringing you Owl.

An Owl is a

private creature

Your privacy is important to us – so we built our product and service to protect it.  In short, your video is your video. No one, including people at Owl, can access a clip unless you decide to share it.

If you have any questions, call us.

Our parliament

Andy Hodge
CEO, Founder

Andy helped drive the first generation iPhone and 20+ generations of iPod as a product development leader at Apple.
He then led development of the augmented reality headset as GM of Hololens at Microsoft.  He was then VP of Hardware Engineering & Strategy at Dropcam until its acquisition by Nest/Google. Andy founded Owl in his Palo Alto garage in late 2016.

Nathan Ackerman
CTO, Founder

Before Owl, Nathan was senior director at Microsoft for Hololens and Xbox Live. Nathan holds a BS in CS/EE and an MEng in EE from MIT.

JP Labrosse
CPO, co-founder

JP was most recently CEO / Founder of Stir, a smart standing desk company whose tech was acquired by Steelcase in 2017. Before Stir, he was co-founder at RayTracker, a solar company acquired by First Solar, and was part of Apple’s original iPod team.

Liz Hamren
Board of Directors

Corporate VP of Devices Marketing at Microsoft, previously VP of Marketing & Sales at Oculus (Facebook) and VP of Marketing at Dropcam.

Trae Vassallo
Board of Directors

Managing Director, Co-Founder defy.vc

Jon Rubinstein

Previously at Apple, where he was instrumental in development of iMac and iPod as VP of hardware; also served as CEO at Palm and co-CEO at Bridgewater Associates

David Tupman

Former VP of iPod and iPhone engineering, Apple

Bari Williams

Associate General Counsel, Marqeta. Former Facebook Lead Senior Counsel and Head of Business Operations North America, Stubhub

Our Investors

Khosla Ventures
Menlo Ventures
Moment Ventures
Sherpa Capital
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer
Maniv Mobility

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At Owl we believe great things happen when we challenge ourselves. We are passionate about creating services and devices to help people deal with real life events that matter. We’re looking for people from diverse backgrounds who care about our mission and building great products.

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