Co-Founder / CEO
Nevaris is a designer, musician, media producer and entrepreneur from New York City. As CEO of Tangible Creative, he is focused on pushing to establish innovative, efficient, and sustainable manufacturing practices. Before co-founding Tangible Creative, Nevaris was President and Creative Director of digital agency Nolej Studios. He has taught courses on marketing and entrepreneurship at FIT, Parsons, and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He has a degree in Design and Technology from the Parsons School of Design. He is a co-founder Gotham Boards, The Uncomun Festival and stakeholder in Acceleration Group Inc.
Co-founder / Industrial Design Director
Eugene Chang is an Industrial Designer and who built Tangible Creative’s client base and reputation from the ground up, evidenced by the many testimonials that bear witness to the quality of his work. Eugene oversees all design and fabrication outputs coming from Tangible Creative and maintains an exacting standard for everything we produce. His approach as a designer and Industrial Design Director is centered around solving complex problems through mastery of a wide variety of practices and techniques ranging from traditional carpentry to CNC fabrication, laser cutting, metalwork, and 3D modeling and 3D printing. Before co-founding Tangible Creative, he was the top-ranked 3D Hubs printing vendor in NYC.
Echo is an experienced Industrial Designer and exhibition curator with a demonstrated history of working in the art and design industry. After a bachelor’s degree in industrial design at Pratt Institute, she is focused on 3D Printing as a means of realizing design concepts in the most efficient manner.
Principal / Board of Advisors
Alejandro is a principal of Tangible Creative with a focus on strategy and business development. He is the professor of entrepreneurship for Bard’s MBA in Sustainability, teaches digital innovation at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch, and has launched change-makers and innovators across half dozen universities and an array of client firms. He earned his BA from Cornell University and his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Industrial Designer/Sustainability Program Manager
Trained Industrial Designer with a demonstrated history working in the design-fabrication industry. Experience in Project Management, Model Making, 3D Printing, CNC Machining, Networking, and Communications. Personal satisfaction stems from setting purposeful intentions while moving in their direction. Alyson’s passion lies in igniting conversations revolved around the value of design and the role it plays in today’s environmental solutions.
Sophia Von Hauske Valtierra
Sofia Von Hauske Valtierra is an industrial and interactive designer from Mexico City. In trying to bring together her wide range of interests, including technology, nature, psychology, , medical sciences, engineering, sustainability, and much more, she has developed a very research-based process when it comes to her approach to design. She believes that designers are sensitive users that get to be part of the process that turns desire and intuition into something tangible. Through design, she hopes to become a translator between makers and users and hopes to create bridges between these two elements that play a part in the creation of human experiences.