Axilent is founded on the insight that the blurring of lines between the Internet and the "real world" is leading us to both a challenge and opportunity unparalleled since the commercial adoption of the Internet. New form factors such as mobile, tablet, wrist watches and headgear as well as location services, big data, and user profiling are creating a world in which everything on the Internet will be contextual: sensitive to the personalities, goals, technology and circumstances of its users. Axilent is dedicated to helping organizations succeed in this future.
Axilent is based in Brooklyn, New York.
Since he first laid hands on a dumb terminal connected to a PDP-10 in the 80's, Loren has been fascinated with technology. He formed his first Internet company in the 90's, and has worked as a developer and entrepreneur for most of the history of the Web. Loren has been the Director of Technology at New York digital agencies HUGE and Alexander Interactive, and is the co-founder of the user group Django-NYC, and of the technical consulting company Saaspire. The man knows how to cook ribs.
At heart an inveterate problem-solver, Peter Herndon loves to understand how complex systems work. Whether building servers or building distributed systems software to run on those servers, Peter has always been at home in a world of concepts and technology. While solving problems for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Collectrium and Blip Networks, Peter co-founded the technical consulting company Saaspire. Peter studies martial arts when not working with computers, and is currently learning t'ai chi and hsing-yi.
MJ "Chip" Block is a retired media entrepreneur. He founded six companies over 35 years, including Games Magazine and Applied Interactive Media. He graduated form the University Of Pennsylvania in 1967, then served in the U.S. Navy until 1971. He served as a media consultant for many years, with clients like Time Warner, Newscorp, the Washington Post Co., and many others. He has served on the boards of many companies and organizations. He is currently an elected commissioner in the town of Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida.