Madison Maxey is the Founder and Technical Lead at Loomia, a leading manufacturer of smart textiles that have functional and design applications in fashion and everyday objects. She is a renowned technologist and multidisciplinary creative. Before creating Loomia, she spent time as a Technology Research Fellow for the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator where she investigated concepts at the intersection of design and technology. Madison was also an Artist in Residence at the New York City School of Visual Arts. Madison has received numerous awards and accolades for her work, including being recognized by Forbes as a 30 under 30 Member, a Thiel Fellow and a Lord and Taylor Rose Award Recipient. She has given numerous talks, including ones at prestigious universities like Columbia and conferences like SXSW.