FutureScape is a product design, branding and marketing firm where dreams are shaped, innovative technologies are created, and companies are launched.
Areas of Expertise
Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, Lunar Design.
Product design initiatives at FutureScape are led by Nicolas Denhez bringing his pure design philosophy of making elegant and sophisticated products while removing technological complexities.
An accomplished design leader, Nicolas has a track record of designing products that are successful, innovative, and loved by users. Over his career, Nicolas has worked every part of the design development process including product creation.
As the Director of Industrial Design, Nicolas led the Microsoft Device Design Team in designing the HoloLens; the first fully untethered, holographic computer, enabling high-definition holograms to integrate with the world. He also led the creation of the Xbox S and X among many other iconic consumer electronics.
Nicolas' Past Projects
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION
Former CEO, Spikes Security,
Former CIO, SpaceX
The team at FutureScape bring decades of pioneering technology experience, led by Branden Spikes, who is considered as “Elon Musk’s most trusted lieutenant” by Venture Beat, and Laurens Feenstra, an AI expert who is currently leading product management at Google's Waymo self driving division.
Prior to founding Spikes Security, an innovator in internet security systems, Branden has been instrumental in building the IT at SpaceX as its CIO for ten years. He also spent considerable time helping Tesla Motors with its information systems during its formative years.
Branden's Past Projects
As a project manager at Waymo, Laurens has been championing out of box thinking with his colleagues who include some of the most forward thinking AI experts in the world. By making self-driving a part of everyday life, his goal is to reduce accidents, allow people to get to places effortlessly and give them their time back.
Project Manager, Waymo & Google
Former Consultant, McKinsey
Laurens' Current Project
BRANDING & FINANCE
Former COO & CMO, Firefly
Former CEO, United Brands Inc.
Baran Dilaver, who boasts two decades of brand creation and company building experience, brings both the strategic and creative edge to FutureScape's branding and marketing efforts, while Denis McCarthy, an accomplished CFO and COO, provides exceptional range of financial and operational management prowess.
Baran most recently launched the Firefly, dubbed as the "iPhone of vaporizers" by Newsweek Magazine. As the COO and CMO at Firefly, Baran led the marketing and branding initiatives as well as operations and sales.
Baran's Past Projects
Denis McCarthy, with his valuable experience of having worked as CFO at public and private companies, brings his strong track record of increasing profitability through strategic planning and exemplary financial management. His range of expertise includes public accounting, auditing, operations, mergers and acquisitions, investors communications, and capital raising.
Former CFO & COO, United Brands
Former CFO & COO, Pac-West Telecom
At FutureScape we thrive on synergy between good people.
We bring creative minds together to push the conventional boundaries of experiences, technology and human connection.
Projects in development. Stay tuned.
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