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Acoda Vision LLC

We are on a mission to improve the quality of life for the blind

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

AcodaVision is a Consumer Medical Device start-up company based in Los Angeles, CA.

With our proprietary, patented technology, we will enable the visually impaired to function more safely and independently than ever before.


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    Anthony Materna
    Founder & CEO

    Dr. Materna has 25 years of management experience in large corporations and small enterprises. As an expert on entrepreneurship, he has spoken at numerous forums in the U.S., and as a guest of METI (Ministry of Economics and Trade and Industry) in Japan. He was a co-founder and CEO of Tinnitus Mitigation Systems, LLC, and was the President of ACODA Technology and Investments, LLC., specializing in technology transfer to Far East markets.

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    John Lawson

    John has had a lifelong interest in electronics, mechanics, technology and science. He has held engineering positions with Sony Pictures, Cannon Films, MGM/Pathe, NT AudioVisual and served as MGM Studio’s Chief Engineer for a decade.

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    Tom Materna
    Vice President Marketing & Sales

    Tom brings over 30 years of Marketing and Sales Management experience in product development, distribution and introducing consumer electronics to the US market. He has expertise from developing many products in a wide range product categories in China and other Asian countries as an importer for MM Global Brands and Smart Planet. Managed all aspects of P&L. Product selection, negotiated pricing, and delivery agreements.

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    Lee Schwing

    is an internet marketing specialist and tech guru who helps businesses optimize their web presence. As Chief Technology Office of entertainment law firm Ziffren & Brittenham LLP for 17 years, she created and oversaw the information infrastructure that supported some of the biggest deals in Hollywood history. Lee is actively involved in leading edge technical projects. is a member of the Executive Committee of the Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum.

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    Kevin DeBre

    Kevin is a partner with Stubbs Alderton and Markiles, LLP, a corporate, securities, M&A and intellectual property law firm in the Los Angeles area, where he leads the firm’s intellectual property and technology transactions practice. His focus is advising companies engaged in building businesses based upon technology or intellectual property. As a business lawyer, a registered patent lawyer and a former engineer.


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    Kevin DeBre, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP