Innovating the Future of Spaces
Hosta Labs started out of MIT, and we are excited to be developing useful solutions to improve people’s lives through utilizing technology already in the majority of people’s hands: the smartphone camera. Hosta Labs enables anyone to easily convert photos of living and work spaces into intelligent 3D models for managing spaces.
Rachelle graduated from MIT with a Master's and PhD in Computational Architecture, focusing on A.I., computer vision, and developing software engineering systems for the built environment. She's been involved in the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem at MIT. She received her B.Arch from Woodbury University. Rachelle has start-up and corporate experience in architecture/design and software engineering in the cyber security, robotics, and creative 3D modeling industries. She is originally from California and enjoys outdoor sports.
Jose is fascinated by the production methods, design and impact of the built-environment in society, most recently being the co-director of the MIT Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in Advanced Manufacturing and Design in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from MIT with a BSc in economics with a minor in biology and an MBA as part of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Global Leadership and Innovation.
Daniel helps us figure out what we are going to make, and how we are going to make it. Completing his B.Arch at Woodbury University and JD at Northeastern University, he has experience in architecture/design and 3D modeling industries; corporate/intellectual property law; and business/entrepreneurialism. Daniel is originally from California and loves to learn, design, and make things.
DESIGN LEAD, UI/UX
Dan has an art, architecture and computation background. She worked at the MIT Architecture Computation Group and received a Master's degree in Architecture at MIT. Dan likes to explore creative space representation. She is from China and did her undergrad at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA).
MARKETING AND SALES GENERATION LEAD
Carlos brings with him extensive marketing experience. He is an expert in designing, managing and implementing marketing programs. An enthusiastic leader and problem solver with a strong acumen for aiding corporations and driving results, Carlos has a B.A. in Communications from Cal State Fullerton. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. Hailing from California, he is active outdoors and enjoys photography, cycling, running and sports.
RESEARCH SCIENTIST, MACHINE INTELLIGENCE/LEARNING ADVISOR
PhD candidate in Computational Architecture at MIT.
Architect and MIT Professor in Computation.
BUSINESS STRATEGY ADVISOR
Lecturer and Researcher at the MIT Media Lab, serial entrepreneur.
MIT Lecturer and Researcher, expert in enterprise computing, Internet of Things, big data, cyber security, and digital innovation.
Architect, Executive Director and Co-Founder of MIT Design X.
Former VP of Operations at Hopper.
TECHNICAL/BUSINESS STRATEGY ADVISOR
Serial entrepreneur in the built environment, professor at Georgia Tech, and former MIT professor.
MIT research scientist, co-founder & Head of Research at MIT DesignX, Director of MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab.