UU Labs provides powerful tools, proven platforms, as well as custom development that leverage recent advances in artificial intelligence, IOT, cloud architecture, robotics, and more. UU Labs recognizes we are in the midst of profound technological change that is transforming e-commerce, manufacturing, and industrial supply. UU Labs provides the tools which will help more businesses realize new opportunities, reinvent themselves, or simply operate with greater efficiency.


Paul Rene Johnson was a founding member of a small interactive agency that grew to over 200 people in five years with no outside investment. IN2 was an early and prominent presence within Silicon Alley, pioneering what became the conventions of ad-tech. Following the acquisition of IN2 by Monster, Paul launched StudioE9. StudioE9 also operated a lab within TBA Global, a subsidiary of Live Nation, which assisted in the productization of several technologies. Paul is also an internationally exhibited video game artist whose projects have been shown around the world in venues including the Museum of Modern Art / PS1, Galerie Lambert, Postmasters Gallery, ZKM, InterCommunication Center, Eyebeam, Seoul Museum of Art, and others.


Marc Johnson  is a principal software engineer, architect, and manager with expertise in full-stack development, artificial intelligence, and distributed architecture implementation at scale. Marc has a Masters in Computer science from the University of Minnesota and attended Bethel University for his undergrad. Marc has contributed to several patents including cloud-based storage systems and artificial intelligence inventions. Marc has served as a founding partner at several startups, including UU Labs and he recently assisted startups including Code42, Rambl, and Evereve. During his five years at Cisco Systems, Marc’s team shipped software components for a new super-router: the largest and most complex engineering undertaking in Cisco’s history at the time. Previously, Marc pioneered wireless technology for MetroTrak LLC, worked as Project Leader for New Technologies at Target Corporation, and as a Software Engineer for ETA Supercomputer Systems.


Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown has pioneered integrated business and communications models which balance commercial tactics and meaningful community engagement. She has worked extensively in Haiti and in the Middle East. Most recently, she spearheaded the global campaign which was instrumental in the rise of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner. She began her career in branding and introducing leading international brands, like Sony Ericsson, into the North American market. She co-founded Studioe9 in 2004, which functioned as an independent digital laboratory servicing global advertising agencies including IRIS Nation and TBA Global. At StudioE9, Elizabeth emerged as the driving force behind the creation of some of the first public/private partnerships focused on job creation for women in developing countries.

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