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We are
Team Aescape 

Founder and serial entrepreneur Eric Litman is joined by an exceptional leadership team sourced from NBA, Peloton, Tonal, Amazon, Accenture, Apple, Bird, Meta, and Intuitive Surgical - together we are building this category-defining business. 


Leadership Team

Founder and serial entrepreneur Eric Litman is joined by an exceptional leadership team sourced from Accenture, Amazon, Apple, Bird, Intuitive Surgical, Meta, NBA, Peloton and Tonal.


Eric Litman

Founder and CEO


Alex Linde

SVP Product


Andrew Chao

Head of Supply Chain


Becca Valle 

VP Marketing


Cynthia Patterson

Head of People

& Culture

25 years of experience building and shipping new technology and world-changing products. Led teams at Uber, eBay, Weather, and Yahoo!

25+ years building global supply chains. Owned manufacturing for Peloton, Tonal, and Pebble Tech

Experienced global marketing leader sitting at the center of sports, culture and technology. 17+ years with global brands: Meta, New York Knicks, Visa, American Express, IBM, Gillette

Longtime people champion in the tech space, from global startups to publicly traded companies

Deeply technical serial entrepreneur with 4 previous exits under his belt. Founded aescape to solve a personal pain point


Dan Burns

Head of Partnerships


David Azaria

SVP Engineering


Dylan Hurder

Head of Finance


Kathleen Lockhart

Head of Product Innovation

Leader in cultivating partnerships in technology, healthcare and athletics. Previously led global expansion at Bird scooters

Engineering leader with 15+ years of experience building high-performing teams at startups. Most recently SVP Software Engineering at Tonal

Experienced Startup Finance leader behind fast-growing startups, including Tonal and Uber

Biomedical engineer with a track record of driving product vision and strategic partnerships and launching new products, formerly at Penumbra


Matthew Austin 

Director of Platform Engineering


Nick Akiona

Head of Robotics Software


Sam Bowen

VP Hardware Engineering

Expert in IoT and distributed systems. Previously a part of R&D at Accenture, designed and built cutting-edge connected devices, edge computing, and data platforms for clients in a variety of industries

Robotics expert and software architect with versatile industry expertise. Previous leader of robotics innovation for Accenture

One of the strongest hardware leaders in the industry. Led hardware for Amazon, FitBit, Tonal, and  Peloton


Sandino Morales, PhD

Head of Perception 


Sharmin Sadoughi

VP Strategic


Proven record of leading teams to solve complex problems, grow organizations and deliver transformative products. Ex FitBit, Tonal

Computer scientist and expert in image-based three-dimensional analysis and reconstruction and object detection and tracking. Ex Carbon Robotics, Terrabotics

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