About Us

The Team

Eric Engstrom - Co-CEO and Founder
Eric Engstrom
Co-CEO and Founder
Cindy Engstrom - Co-CEO
Cindy Engstrom
Co-CEO

Board of Directors

Mike Slade
Mike Slade
Solomomo, Chairman of the Board

Partner Second Avenue Partners, lifelong leading edge technology business leader with long tours at Apple and Microsoft

Why Team Solomomo Needs Mike

He has knack for impacting the biggest tech products of the modern era. There is no one better than Mike!

About Mike

Mike began his career at Microsoft in 1983 and spent seven years there in a variety of product marketing roles. Products he introduced to the market at Microsoft include Excel (1985), Works (1987), and Microsoft Office (1989). He served as director of corporate marketing in Microsoft’s systems software division before leaving in late 1990. Slade joined Starwave, Paul Allen’s trailblazing venture into the Internet and multimedia products arena, in 1993 after briefly serving as vice president of special projects for Asymetrix Corp., reporting to Mr. Allen. While at Starwave, Slade launched ESPN.com, ABCNews.com and the Go.com network, among other premier websites that have now become household names. Mike Slade retired as chairman and chief executive officer of Starwave Corporation upon the completion of its sale to the Walt Disney Corp. in late 1998. Slade spent 1991-92 as the VP-Marketing for NeXT Computer, Inc., reporting to Steve Jobs. From 1998 until 2004 Slade consulted for Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs, where he sat on the executive team.

Learn more about Mike.

Lora Drasner
Lora Drasner

Seasoned executive and director of for-profit and non-profit organizations, investor, and world renowned photographer

Why Team Solomomo Needs Lora

She has an amazing, diverse mind that brings the insights of the many industries influencing the Solomomo experience.  Lora brings the perfect balance of science and psychology.

About Lora

Lora has served on the Board of Directors of 3 Seasons Capital LLC, an early Stage Venture Capital Company, since 2004.    She is also the CEO of the Drasner Family Foundation, a philanthropic foundation focused on the well-being of the under-privileged and the over-looked.  Areas of support include Women of Tomorrow, Alfalit International, Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, New York Police Silver Shield Foundation, Sylvester Cancer Institute, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Sportsman’s Foundation for Military Families, Kristi House Miami, Saving American Mustangs, Central Park Conservancy, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Born Free Pet Shelter.  Deeply involved on the innovation side of the health and beauty industry, Lora is an advisor to Cosmeceutical Technology LLC a company with patented treatments for nail and skin health and an advisor for Genyus LLC a biotech company focused on novel methods of cancer treatment.  She is an investor in Body Part Models™, an LA based modeling agency.

Lora’s book SUNSETS can be viewed at www.loradrasner.com.

When not skiing or sailing around the world, Lora can be found working on her art collection.

 

I am passionate about health and natural beauty. When I find something that works I want to share it with the world!

– Lora Drasner speaking about the Solomomo™ Smart Mirror

Wayne Reuvers
Wayne Reuvers

Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman, LiveTechnology

Why Team Solomomo Needs Wayne

A real visionary for data and insights to consumer behaviors, endless energy and super smart.

About Wayne

Wayne has more than 14 years of progressively responsible experience directing the company’s strategic vision, overseeing the management and leadership of the research and development of LiveTechnology’s products and technology suite. Wayne has led the company through start-up, survival, turnaround and growth to become the dominant player in the marketing automation, versioning and customization industry.

Robin Carmichael
Robin Carmichael

President and COO HelixBioMedix, skincare, life science and device executive

Why Team Solomomo Needs Robin

The brilliant blend of her science background with an acute understanding of consumer needs and behavior, in addition, she is tireless in her commitment to innovation and people.

About Robin

Robin has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience having held a number of regional and national sales positions in the life science and medical device companies, including Baxter Healthcare. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle University and attended the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Executive Management. She is a recognized speaker and author on numerous topics, including peptides, cosmetic surgery and skin care and is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women. She currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Helix BioMedix. Prior to joining Helix, Ms. Carmichael most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of DERMAdoctor, Inc., a prestige skin company specializing in over-the-counter drugs and cosmeceuticals. She was Vice President of Marketing with ProCyte Corporation and Photomedex, Inc. During her tenure at ProCyte, she developed and launched seven major product lines and created several new brands.

Clifton McDonnell

More info on Clifton coming soon.

Mel Slater
Mel Slater

Technology Founder and Business Leader, Various Boards

Why Team Solomomo Needs Mel

Mel is a seasoned business strategist, he has endless energy to probe for details, he has a brilliant mind for science and is truly an entrepreneurial spirit.

About Mel

Mel is a 30 year veteran of the wireless and semiconductor industries. His experience includes business leadership in R&D, turnaround and start up situations. He has broad international business exposure and over the course of his career. He is former Chair of the Advisory Board to the School of Biological and health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. Mel has close ties to the academic community having served on boards at the University of California at Berkeley (chair from 1995-1999), at the University of Illinois, and on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and on the Board of Directors of MCC in Austin Texas.

I invested in Solomomo because I believe that Eric can build anything. I’ve worked with Eric for years and he just has a unique way of going about solutions that make for game changing products.
Mark Mueller-Eberstein
Mark Mueller-Eberstein

Best-selling author, business leader and entrepreneur

Why Team Solomomo Needs Mark

Mark’s devotion to innovation intersected with his talent for business strategy.

About Mark

Mark is an internationally renowned business leader, entrepreneur, investor, consultant, best-selling author, and teaches at Rutgers University’s Business School. He leads “The Innovation Economy Research Institute”, works with the Shenzhen (China) based Qianhai Institute for Innovation Research (QIIR), APEC and delivers guest lectures at Seattle University.

Learn more about Mark.

Advisory Board

Dr. Julie Voss
Dr. Voss

Cosmetic surgeon and Board certified dermatologist at Northwest Face and Body, Assistant Professor at University of Washington

Why Team Solomomo Needs Dr. Voss

Dr. Voss has built her career on bringing technology into personal lives to help people feel better about themselves. She helps people understand their skin and optimize skin health and appearance. Solomomo is grounded in these very principles.

About Dr. Voss

Dr. Voss’ skill and artistry is based on 17 years of experience and a ‘great natural eye.’ She says she thinks of herself as a physician and an artist because being a surgeon allows her to work with her mind and her hands. Dr. Voss is often called upon by the media and has given many TV, radio, magazine, and newspaper interviews, including Northwest Afternoon; KIRO-TV, Northwest Cable News, and KING-TV health segments; and the Seattle Times and the Post-Intelligencer and New Beauty Magazine. She volunteers to care for women with scars from domestic violence.

Outside of her practice, her special passion is swimming and competes on a Masters Swim team in Kirkland.  In August 2013, Dr. Voss swam across the Dardanelles in Turkey with her husband Karl.

Learn more about Dr. Voss.

Dr. Susan Kim
Dr. Susan Kim

Board certified dermatologist and the owner and president of Lake Washington Dermatology in Kirkland, Washington

Why Team Solomomo Needs Dr. Kim

Her focus on wanting evidence for the efficacy of topical cosmeceuticals and her curious mind.

About Dr. Voss

Dr. Susan Kim has a dynamic and growing general, cosmetic, and surgical dermatologic practice with a special emphasis on full skin examinations and mole mapping. Skin cancer prevention and early diagnosis remains one of her top priorities. Dr.Kim has been a clinical instructor at the University of Washington since 1999. She recently participated in a clinical trial using Solomono as a tool to help evaluate the efficacy of topical creams for hyperpigmentation. Her passion is to help develop real scientific evidence regarding efficacy of topical cosmeceuticals in skin care and general skin health.

 

I am on the advisory board because I see a device that can combine everyday beauty with monitoring for general skin health.
Chris Elshaw
Chris Elshaw

Beauty Industry Business Leader, Various Boards

Why Team Solomomo Needs Chris

His innate cleverness to always spot and articulate the right move.

About Chris

Chris is an accomplished board director, advisor and successful business leader with over 30 years of global experience.

As a board director and advisor, provides leadership and seasoned strategic advice. In addition, is practiced in overseeing company performance and holding management to account as well as fulfilling regulatory compliance and governance duties.

As a business leader, has amassed an impressive track record of transforming organizations through creating and leading cohesive, innovative, cross-functional teams, resulting in improved marketplace and financial performance. He has worked for world famous brands such as Revlon, Alberto Culver, Wet brush, Mineral Fusion, and current Chairman of the Board for Paula’s Choice. Chris was previously the EVP and COO of Revlon.