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Madison Maxey


Madison Maxey is a creative technologist and 2013 Thiel Fellow. Her work and contributions to the wearable technology space have been featured in Wired, FastCompany and New York Magazine and she has provided e-textiles insights to the likes of the White House and Google. In her teens, she interned at Tommy Hilfiger and Nylon Magazine and is a Teen Vogue and CF+DA scholarship recipient. She is a Forbes 30 under 30 Member and on the NYCBLK 28 under 28 list. She has held creative tech residences/ fellowships at Autodesk, The School of Visual Arts and Undercurrent (acquired by Quirky) and is on the board of the Urban Assembly Maker Academy, a school focused on fabrications and design thinking. She has lectured on future textiles for the Parsons School of design Year 4 Labs program.

More than anything, she loves fabricating the future at Loomia, a company she founded in 2013 focused on creating smart fabric.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 16
10:15 - 11:00 AM
EXPO Hall, EXPO Stage, Level 1

Which technologies will influence our lives in 2025? NRF asked some of the leading tech players to tell us what we will be using--so prepare to go deep into various segments to see what the future holds. Sure, we see drones today, but what will... Read more