Sofia Axelrod, PhD | Co-Founder

  • Chief Science Officer Solaria Systems, Inc.
  • Chronobiology, sleep and aging researcher with 20 years of research and leadership experience
  • Research Associate in Nobel Prize-winning lab
  • Published in top scientific journals including Nature and Cell
  • PhD, Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin and Rockefeller University, New York
  • Author of HOW BABIES SLEEP
  • Science-based sleep products at
  • Member, US Department of Energy Lighting Physiology workgroup

Kenji Larsen | Co-Founder

  • Technologist
  • CEO Solaria Systems, Inc.
  • CEO Alpha Reactor Corporation, product and process development, prototyping, large-scale platforms, robotics, cryogenics, semiconductors, startup acceleration
  • CTO Bond, handwriting robotics (acquired)
  • Co-founder and VP Tech, Video Design Interactive (acquired)
  • Fortune 500 including:
  • Newell Brands (NWL) XO division, CTO
  • ViacomCBS (VIAC) automation platform lead