The Video Security Company

We love cars and the people in them. We're engineers and entrepreneurs who love to bring great new things to life that are innovative, useful, beautiful and intuitive. Owl was started in a garage by the founding team - Andy Hodge, Nathan Ackerman, Lynette Ross, Jay Hamlin, Rafal Piersiak, and JP Labrosse. Now, we're bringing you Owl.
security is missing where the most happens:
on the road
We've been here before
Feels familiar - something big!
Andy Hodge, Owl CEO, was a leader on the first iPod, first iPhone, and at DropCam. The team draws on its experience creating products with 50 billion dollars in sales and products people love.
Cars need security more than homes
Over 50% of households experience a car event each year
Crashes
Dents
Traffic stops
Break-ins
Car
1 in 2 households
impacted each year.
Home
1 in 9 households
impacted each year.
Package theft
Burglary
Fire
The impact is big, dollars, deaths and injuries
Security shouldn't end at the sidewalk
Car
$82 billion
Crashes
Traffic Stops
Break-ins
Home
$9.5 billion
Package Theft
Burglary
Fire
It happens, and people want video
For crashes, stops, dents, break-ins & OMG
90%
Who have been impacted by a contentious crash, dent or traffic stop or had a car break-in or theft want the video.
Our Parliament
(BTW a parliament is a group of Owls)
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Trae Vassallo
Board of Directors
Managing Director, Co-Founder defy.vc
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Rebecca Lynn
Board of Directors
General Partner at Canvas
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Jon Rubinstein
Advisor
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
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David Tupman
Advisor
Former VP of iPod and iPhone engineering, Apple
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Bari Williams
Advisor
Associate General Counsel, Marqeta. Former Facebook Lead Senior Counsel and Head of Business Operations North America, Stubhub
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Our Investors
defy.vc
Khosla Ventures
Menlo Ventures
Moment Ventures
Sherpa Capital
Canvas Ventures
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer
Maniv Mobility
Join Us
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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Military & First Responder Discount
We proudly offer all Military and First Responders a 10% discount on every Owl Car Cam purchase.

To redeem discount, please proceed to checkout and select either Military or First Responder for specific directions.

Thank you for your service!
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