ILLUMAGEAR’s mission is to illuminate people at risk, making them safer and more prepared in any environment.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Construction
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

ILLUMAGEAR is focused on improving individual safety in risky environments. ILLUMAGEAR’s first product is the patent-pending Halo Light™ that provides 360º personal illumination for a construction worker’s task area as well as enabling the worker to be seen in all directions at all times, especially under low light conditions. This first product has applications across a number of industries and consumer applications.


  • Max Baker

    Max is the inventor of The Halo Light. Max started in construction, laying sewer pipe below ground 8 years ago. Since then he has worked in a variety of positions in both residential and commercial construction. He founded The Halo Light, LLC in 2011 based on the invention of The Halo Light. His deep concern for improving the safety of people in risky environments is the founding principle of the company.

  • Andrew Royal
    President & Chief Product Officer

    Andrew is a veteran of new product incubation and development following the career of a serial "intrapreneur" over 13 years at Microsoft. He was an early member of many new consumer product introductions including Xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox 360, Zune, Kin Phone, and the Courier digital notepad, leading product management, product planning, brand marketing, and business development. Earlier in his career Andrew was a process and business re-engineer.

Previous Investors

  • Seattle Angel Conference
    Founders, Friends & Family

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