Max Orozco, Co-Founder, Lumeum
Max Orozco is a designer and creative technologist exploring human centered applications of engineering with particular interest in healthcare.
Utilizing Computer Vision, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Deepfakes, IoT, his work focuses on human computer interaction, healthcare, and creative problem solving. Products include Ready Teddy, a VR exposure therapy tool to prepare young children for an MRI. In addition, his team created a product enabling seniors to access VR content in conjunction with reminiscence therapy techniques to relive loved experiences.
Max’s background is in academic neuroscience where for 7 years he used MRI techniques to discover new insights into the developing brain. Working in laboratories at UCSF, UCLA, CHLA and USC. He has had the privilege of working with brilliant minds in science. He continues to apply the same academic rigor to applied research of emerging technologies.