Marc Lebovitz CEO
Marc Lebovitz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Adornably, has brought together his MIT computer graphics and vision background with a passion for interior design to create Adornably. He is the visionary of the team and the key figure behind enabling the virtual furniture to appear with such photorealistic quality. Always an entrepreneur, Marc previously co-founded TechForward, a Los Angeles-based company dedicated to helping customers upgrade their consumer electronics devices more affordably, easily, and in an environmentally responsible way. TechForward was funded by NEA and First Round Capital, and acquired by SquareTrade in March, 2012. Prior to that, Marc worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley, marketing management at QuinStreet, and management consulting roles at The Mitchell Madison Group and Liquid Thinking. During Marc's limited free time, he enjoys playing water polo and songwriting.
Marc holds a BS and MEng from MIT in Computer Science and an MBA from UCLA Anderson.
Sterling Newton CTO
Sterling Newton, Chief Technology Officer of Adornably, brings forth his deep-set development expertise to engineer the app itself. Sterling is responsible for the production and functionality of the Adornably app, so yes, tech support questions and new feature recommendations will undoubtedly find their way to him. Sterling previously guided application and database development on the globally deployed inspection management system for Shell Oil, which runs at close to 30 oil refineries and chemical plants around the world. He also boasts over 15 years software engineering experience, most recently with other start-ups, including Moceansoft and REBEL Technologies, and more than a few sleepless nights to boot. Sterling enjoys playing ice hockey in his free time.
Sterling holds a BS in Computer Science from UC Berkeley.
Kevin Litt COO
Kevin Litt, Chief Operations Officer of Adornably, knows furniture. In fact, he hails from the furniture industry having spent over 20 years inhabiting all the key roles of the furniture business, including retailer, designer, consultant and manufacturer. Kevin leads all business development, supply chain and sales functions of Adornably and is key to building the successful relationships that help populate the app with beautiful furniture. As a manufacturer, Kevin helped build and manage multiple factories both domestically and abroad. As a retailer, Kevin owns high end furniture stores. As a designer, Kevin's original designs have collectively sold hundreds of millions of dollars all over the world. It’s no wonder he still consults regularly with the top manufacturers in the business. Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and biking when he's not working on something design related.
Kevin holds a BS in Finance and Information Systems from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Vicharin Vadakan CMO
Vicharin Vadakan, Chief Marketing Officer of Adornably, is the creative mind, strategic marketer and social media maven behind Adornably. Vicharin brings her 15+ years of brand marketing expertise to Adornably where she manages all consumer outreach, product design, PR, media and social communities (meaning you can find her on Facebook). Vicharin has previously served as Director of Marketing over the Movie and Super Hero brands at Activision, leading go-to-market strategies and award-winning campaigns across some of biggest franchises in interactive entertainment including Marvel, Transformers, Dreamworks, Bond and The Walking Dead. In addition to that, she helped launch the Ford Escape Hybrid at Ford Motor Company, repositioned Disney Channel for basic cable while working on the agency side in media, and has consulted for various other mobile app launches. In order to get her creative juices flowing, Vicharin enjoys singing and dancing.
Vicharin holds a BS from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.