Luma Touch is a small team of video professionals dedicated to creating and supporting amazing creative media software for creative professionals and enthusiasts.
Co-Founder, Product Design
Terri has been a professional in the video industry for over 30 years, working as product manager, designer and subject matter expert for companies such as Lightworks, Tektronix, Fast Multimedia, Pinnacle Systems and Avid.
Video editing has been her life-long passion and she brings that passion to Luma Touch as the Designer and Product Manager.
In 2000 She founded an editing company in Seattle, providing award-winning video editing for local businesses and Washington State Dept. of Information Services.
Prior to co-founding Luma Touch she was Senior Principal Product Designer and Product Manager at Avid creating Pinnacle Studio for PC and Pinnacle Studio for iOS.
Terri received her BA in Visual Communications from the Evergreen State College, and her Professional Certificate in Human Centered Design and Engineering from University of Washington.
Chris has over 30 years of software engineering and leadership experience, specializing in video and GPU video processing technologies.
He co-founded Hollywood FX in 1993, delivered an award-winning line of 3D video motion graphic products, and helped engineer the sale of Hollywood FX to Pinnacle Systems in 1999. As part of the Pinnacle Studio team at Pinnacle, Avid and then Corel, he created and integrated numerous technologies and products for 3D motion graphics, GPU video processing, digital-rights-management, and much more.
He led the development and release of the highly-successful Pinnacle Studio for iPad (previously Avid Studio).
Most recently he led the engineering team at Condition One, creators of incredible immersive video technologies. Chris received his BS in Computer Science at Westminster College.
Director of Quality Assurance
Androu leads quality assurance testing, provides technical support, and consults on editing feature design.
Androu has been a video editor for the best part of 30 years. He began his career in London as an offline editor for One Zero Nine Productions working on a variety of programs. With the advent of non-linear editing he found a position with Lightworks as a technical support specialist.
He has had a strong involment with various non-linear editing systems in the past 15 years including Avid Media Composer, Newscutter, FAST Systems 601, Pinnacle Liquid, Premiere Pro and FCPX.
Most recently he worked as an independent videographer and editor in the Pacific Northwest.
Product Marketing Manager
Josh manages product marketing for Luma Touch. He brings almost a decade of experience working in the field of communication.
Prior to joining Luma Touch, Josh worked with government agencies in Seattle and traditional communication agencies including Suzuki+Chou, Nyhus, Waggener Edstrom, and his own business Shiba Inu Studio. In these roles he’s had the chance to work with Uber, NetHope, Microsoft, American Express, and number of Seattle area businesses.
Josh is a graduate of the University of Washington. To further enhance his expertise in crafting better technology products, he’s currently pursuing a master’s degree in human centered design and engineering at the UW.
Zac is part of the Luma Touch development team, programming new features, bug fixes and UI updates.
After graduation from DevMountain he sought opportunities to teach, and now teaches iOS programming every Saturday at DevMountain. He has also been active in the Utah artistic community for the better part of 8 years. With multiple album releases on iTunes and Spotify, he brings a creative perspective to audio and video integration.
He continues to own and operate a Salt Lake City based music label, where he facilitates production, engineering, marketing, and distribution for multiple projects, and continues to maintain healthy communal relationships with Utah artists, venues, and organizations.
Chris brings over 20 years experience in consumer products and technology leadership at Procter & Gamble before transitioning into software development.
At P&G, he delivered technology for some of the biggest consumer brands in the world. In addition, he worked on key supplier relationships establishing strong partnerships and technology portfolios.
He brings a passion for delivering new products and experiences to customers as well as for iOS and MacOS development. Chris received his BS in Chemistry at Marquette University and PhD in Chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University.
Keith Woodard II
Keith’s 9-year film and photography background–working in digital and new media–
Scott Squire breaks LumaFusion so you don’t have to! With an approach to Quality Assurance that’s informed by more than 20 years doing documentary work for hire and passion, Scott is excited to be getting his hands dirty making and polishing the tools that help the storytellers tell the stories. He’s also thrilled at the chance to give LumaFusion users the kind of support he’s always wanted to receive when something goes wrong on deadline.
In addition to product testing, customer success and other QA duties at Luma Touch, Scott frequently works on both sides of the camera on Luma Touch’s video productions. Scott holds a graduate degree in Journalism (UC Berkeley), is the director of photography of a Sundance-supported feature documentary, has published several books of photography, hears he’s a pretty good husband, and is the father of a rambunctious son. He is also a year-round Seattle bike commuter, which makes him at least 16% more badass.
Nell Danforth is a product specialist at Luma Touch. With a background in graphic design and video production, Nell supports the company’s quality assurance, design, and marketing efforts.
Prior to joining Luma Touch, Nell contributed to video production projects at Western Oregon University. Her passion for video was sparked as a kid when she began making short videos with friends on Movie Maker. Since then Nell has immersed herself in learning the craft of video production.
Nell is a graduate of Western Oregon University where she studied Art and Design.
Kevin Bourke is the founder and principal of BourkePR, a public relations and communications consultancy specializing in the media/entertainment, production, post-production and music tech space.
Kevin provides PR counsel and outreach for Luma Touch.
Ben Poulsen is part of the Luma Touch development team, developing new features and bug fixes.
Since childhood, Ben’s passion for performing music lead to a fascination with the audio recording process. This intrigue for “all things music” inspired him to seek out opportunities in the audio/video field. After completing an iOS Mobile Development program, Ben graduated from Mountainland Technical College in May 2019. Soon after graduating, he joined the Luma Touch development team in July of 2019. Since then Ben remains driven to incorporate his passion into Luma Touch’s already amazing list of capabilities.