John D’Amours is Owner/Founder of CleanStage LLC, and Inventor of SoulPedal®. He has a wide range of Engineering and Leadership experience. He’s a real hands-on person, and loves to play Guitar and Drums with friends in “the music lab.” With a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from NAU, John went on to become a Sr. Technical Training Engineer in Manufacturing at Intel (23 years), first developing and delivering new equipment training globally, then creating new Learning Methodologies and tools. He then founded Visual Training Solutions LLC developing 3D animated instructions for consumers part-time, while creating the world’s first SoulPedal® working prototype. In 2012, he pulled together a team seasoned Engineers for both funding and design for manufacturability.
Maria Murillo-D’Amours is a founding member of CleanStage LLC and one of the first investors. She has ample experience in manufacturing of consumer goods and electronics, technology transfer, program management, team leadership and capacity planning. Maria started her career as a part-time inventory controller while going to college in her native Costa Rica. After graduating with a BS in Industrial Engineering from University of Costa Rica, her professional career has taken her through diverse roles from Junior Engineer to Manufacturing Supervisor to Continuous Improvement Team lead, to Training Supervisor to Capacity Analyst for 21+ years.
Vince Huerta is one of the original investors to Cleanstage, LLC. He has ample experience in technical training, systems engineering, program management, team leadership and enterprise solutions. Vince started his career as a technician and worked his way up to a Test Engineer where he developed High-speed design simulations for large-scale digital boards and turned them into test programs. Vince also has Systems Engineering experience where he implemented several enterprise scale solutions across the globe. Vince has a total of 36 years in his field.