Glenn Cantave, FOUNDER & CEO
Glenn studied Government with a concentration in International Politics at Wesleyan University. He is currently working as a canvasser for Anne Swern's campaign for Brooklyn district attorney. An activist at heart, Glenn was one of the head field organizers for the 2014 People's Climate March. In college he was heavily involved in student government where he headed a team to create a film to promote the Affordable Care Act to local communities and canvassed in the central Connecticut area.
Outside of work, Glenn is the Creator and Executive Producer of We the People, a 360 docuseries that intends humanize the resistance movement and convey the creative ways in which people are engaging in activism. So far we've had the chance to speak with influential resistors like Faiz Shakir, National Political Director of the ACLU, Todd Stern, Chief negotiator for the United States at the 2015 United Nations Climate Conference, and Steve Lucin, Founder/CEO of the Support Creativity Scholarship (as well as one of his scholarship recipients). We also covered Charlottesville protests, and had the pleasure of interviewing Don Gathers, Chair of the Charlottesville Blue Ribbon Commission that decided to remove the confederate statues.
Idris Brewster, CTO
Idris is an innovative and passionate individual who uses his technical and creative expertise to disrupt traditional narratives through immersive experiences, all the while empowering others to do the same. His background is in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, and Education. As a creative technologist, Idris has experience spent the majority of his time focusing on blending his work in social activism and immersive media. As an educator, Idris worked for Google, developing an educational program called Code Next that exposes black and brown youth to the world of computer science, allowing them to have the tools to build their own future.
Idris's other passions include hip-hop production and filmmaking! He was the subject of the documentary, "American Promise" winner of the Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival.l.
Shay Banerjee, Chief Strategist
Shay Banerjee is a New York based attorney focused on the areas of emerging technology, complex litigation, human rights, and enterprise risk. As an attorney, Shay has developed expertise in data protection and cybersecurity, blockchain and financial technologies, and operational issues affecting emerging enterprises. Shay also provides pro bono services for various groups including artists as well as immigrants negatively affected by the policies and practices of the U.S. government.
As an activist, Shay is passionate about combating social injustice and enabling positive change through the use of new technology.
Bob Civil, GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Bob Civil is a trans muliti-disiplinary artist and designer devoted to deconstructing oppressive social structures through art and action.
Justin Weiss, VR DESIGNER/ANIMATOR
Justin is a New York based animator and designer. He says that he has trouble deciding how to spend my time so I try to find time for a little bit of everything. Athletics, music, travel and literature; inspiration could be hiding in any one of them. He tries not to brood too much but really like the arts whether its motion design, playing guitar or screenwriting. Besides being an astronaut or an astrophysicist ....his job's pretty great.
Jordan Sellers, WEB DESIGN
Jordan is an independent tech consultant, helping businesses of all shapes and sizes with their web design, e-comm, ERP, SEO, and [*insert-acronym-here*] needs.