LEANNE LUCE

San Francisco, CA


Bio

Leanne Luce is a Product Manager at Voodoo Manufacturing. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), she started focusing her career around the intersection of fashion and technology. Previously at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and at Otherlab, she built wearable robotic exoskeletons for the military. She has since then worked on a number of fashion projects around customization and digital manufacturing. At Voodoo, all of these topics intertwine in their robotic 3D printing factory.

Employment

February 2018 - Present

 

2016 - January 2018

 

2015 - December 2017

 

2014 - 2016

 

2014

 

 

 

2013 - 2014

Voodoo Manufacturing
Product Manager

Tendenci Inc.
UI Engineer & Product Manager

Continua Apparel Co
CEO / Founder

Otherlab Inc.
Soft Goods Designer / Engineer

Harvard Wyss Institute
Apparel Consultant — Soft Robotics

Morgan and Milo
Apparel Designer

Mother Freedom
Jr. Apparel Designer

Brooklyn, NY

 

San Francisco, CA

 

San Francisco, CA

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Cambridge, MA

 

Boston, MA

 

New Bedford, MA


Education

Rhode Island School of Design
BFA — Apparel Design with a Concentration in Art History
2008 - 2013

Providence, RI


Projects

Omura
Crypto Lifestyle, Fashion for the New Economy
First Product: Customizable Pendant Set for the Ledger Nano S

TetzelCoin
A Token for Forgiveness
Blockchain-based Confession App

San Francisco, CA

 

San Francisco, CA


Professional Membership and Activities

Fashion Technologists Meetup— Founder, Organizer
Expanding Your Horizons — Workshop Leader
Wearables Hackathon — Organizer
CFDA+ — Selected Design Graduate 2013
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) — Member


Speaking

Podcast Interview. "Episode 54: “Dresses and Robots” with Leanne Luce, Voodoo Manufacturing." 100 Product Managers, 24 April 2018. [audio]

Speaker. "Women Who Code: Parameterization and 3D Printing.Voodoo Manufacturing, 10 April 2018.

Panel Moderator.  "Ubergizmo Digital Fall: The Future of VR." Target Open House, 07 November 2017. [video]

Event Host. "Weaving in Technology and Textiles.The Vault SF, 17 August 2017.

Event Host. "Redefining Wearables.Fashion Incubator San Francisco, 11 October 2017.

Event Host. "Immersive Retail, A Multi-Sensory Experience.Fashion Incubator San Francisco, 5 December 2017.

Panel Speaker. "Fashion and Technology at San Francisco Fashion Week." Galvanize SF, September 2016.

 

Publications — Writer

Luce, Leanne. "TetzelCoin: A Token for Forgiveness.Keeping Stock, 31 October 2017.

Luce, Leanne. "Cryptocurrency Fashion for the New Economy." Keeping Stock, 8 November 2017.

Luce, Leanne. "Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets, The Future of Wearables." Dash for Newbies, 25 May 2017.

 

Expert Source

Biron, Bethany. "Better late than never: Fashion belatedly embraces hackathons."  Glossy Media, 19 May 2017.

Albers, Sophie.  "A look into the future: The influence of robots on the fashion world."  Vogue Germany, 09 June 2017. 

 

Features

Stockhax. "Fashion Designers are Bringing Cryptocurrency to the Masses." Stock Hax, 16 May 2018.

Kapfunde, Muchaneta. "Women In Tech: Experiences, Challenges and Lessons Learnt Along The Way.Fashnerd, 8 March 2018.

Kapfunde, Muchaneta. "Hello Omura, A Fashion Wearable For The New Economy.Fashnerd, 3 February 2018.

Butkovic, Marija. "WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Leanne Luce, fashion and blockchain technologist, founder of TetzelCoin and Omura". Women of Wearables, 02 February 2018.

Cuen, Leigh. "Women Are Using Blockchain Tech To Make Sustainable Fashion." International Business Times, 6 December 2017.

Team, Ubergizmo. "Ubergizmo Digital Fall: The Future of VR – Overview." Ubergizmo, 16 November 2017.


Patents

Lower-leg exoskeleton system and method.  March 28, 2016.   US20160278948A1


HEADSHOTS AND PHOTOS FOR MEDIA USE

The following head shots of Leanne Luce are available for use to the media for promotional material for public speaking and media appearances, as well as publications.