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Andrew Royal

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

President & Chief Product Officer, ILLUMAGEAR Inc. Angel Investor, Independent. The University of British Columbia MBA. McGill BA.

President & Chief Product Officer, ILLUMAGEAR Inc. Angel Investor, Independent. The University of British Columbia MBA. McGill BA.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In


Independent Investor
Homeschool Snowboarding


CEO ILLUMAGEAR 2011 - present
Project Manager Method Homes March 2010 - March 2011
Project Engineer Valley Electric Company January 2009 - December 2009
Pre-Construction Management D.B. Johnson Construction October 2006 - September 2008
Laborer/Equipment Operator WCI Construction 2004 - 2006


Edmonds Community College Construction Management 2007 - 2008
Western Washington University General Studies 2000 - 2005

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Scaling
  • • Mobile development
  • • Engineering Scaling
  • • Hardware development
  • • Software Architecture and Design
  • • Software Engineering Leadership
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • music
  • • gaming
  • • entertainment
  • • consumer
  • • SaaS
  • • safety

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Business Development • Construction Management • Entrepreneurship • Product Development

Key Accomplishments

Marketing Professional - Product Incubator - Business Creator - Consumer Champion

A Senior Business Professional with the proven ability to evaluate hundreds of ideas, recognize the most valuable opportunities, and turn them into products that consumers love. Driven, experienced brand marketer and business incubator who has led product planning, management and marketing for numerous consumer products and services. A consumer advocate with broad marketing expertise who has provided team and organizational leadership across marketing disciplines from early stage product development and inbound product planning through outbound marketing and market communications.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Collaboratively with a driven purpose and clear goals.

As an Advisor

Collaboratively and informally but with a clear understanding of what is being asked of me and how I can help.

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Juan Posada
We worked together  •  I work with founders on strategy, fund raising and customer development. Previously led innovation at Expedia, T-Mobile, MSFT. Geek and MBA
He already is. Both as an advisor to other startups and now in building his own.