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We are aviation geeks and data nerds solving aviation's hardest problems

Our core value: Zero BS

We don't make claims we can't back up with data or other evidence, we don't sell our customers products and features we can't deliver on, and we don't make grandiose claims to our investors. 

The team

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Bala Chandran

Co-founder and CEO

Bala is equal parts aviation geek and data nerd. He'd love to learn to fly a plane some day.


Hamsa Balakrishnan

Co-founder and Chief Scientist

In addition to her work at Lumo, Hamsa has a day job as a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT


Loren Werner

COO and Head of Product

Loren is a former operations consultant and Air Force officer. He used to jump out of planes for fun but now gets his kicks from predicting flight delays.

Funding and investors