It Takes a Forest
Co-Founder & CEO
Niki is one to set goals and achieve them. She raced in a Half Ironman triathlon, taught ski instructors at Whistler, and navigated as raft guide on class III-IV whitewaters. Equipped with a Harvard Masters in Human Development & Psychology and MBA from Ivey School of Business, she likes to think about how/why people act/behave and build a business around it.
Dennis is passionate about building better cities and communities. He led two design companies focusing on urban infrastructure, smart eco-design and feng shui principles. He taught himself html web design and built his own computers in his early teens, while also dabbling in art and photography. Dennis loves the intersection of design and tech. Dennis is a graduate of Brown and Stanford.
Allen is a creative strategist who thrives in the convergence of digital technology and design thinking. A graduate of UC Berkeley and SJ State, he is trained in architecture and industrial design and has over a decade of marketing experience. You’ll find him preaching lean startup principles, chasing design awards, going to hackathons, and dreaming up new ways to change the world.
Community & Events Manager
Kirsten is an artist drawn to beauty, and loves seeing her ideas manifest in events. Using her creativity and passion, she creates magical experiences with years of experience in experiential marketing and event planning. Her mission is to improve peoples lives through inspirational products and services.
UI/UX Designer & Developer
A self-taught designer and developer, Ken thrives in the design and development of engaging user interfaces and experiences across multiple devices and platforms. He was previously Production Designer at Minted and has held other marketing roles. He likes watching YouTube tutorials in his spare time.
Alex is a people person and brings humor to any setting. A jack-of-all-trades, you’ll find him spending most of his time camping. Before Campsyte, this Cornell and UC Davis grad has founded a tea company, an engineering consultancy, and a medical company. He is an avid cyclist and is really into tea.