We are a venture studio building solutions for a regenerative world.


An innovative approach

Our vision is a thriving, interconnected world where life is improved through invention.

Good Machine is a venture studio at the intersection of community driven technology, inspired humans, and symbiotic capital. We build solutions for a better world by developing technologies creatively and connecting people through elevated communication.

These solutions are prototyped, incubated, and launched into new companies.


Empowering diverse communities with tools that increase their agency in a sustainable future.

Our Values are integral to and indivisible from our vision and mission:


Nurture balance across our global community by honoring the sacred and supporting regenerative growth for all life.


Combine a gritty, action-biased attitude with the consistency of purpose and curiosity to create elegant solutions.


Foster lasting, meaningful relationships by treating everyone with respect, transparency, and apolitical generosity.


A uniquely capable leadership team

Dave Solomon

Chief Executive Officer

Has a 20-year history developing new tech in Silicon Valley.  Most recently, he built a profitable business that improves at-sea transparency, of even the smallest vessels, in over 35 countries worldwide. Leveraging a low-cost, technology solution, Dave and his team are providing agency and opportunity for a constantly growing community of the 50 million small scale fishers worldwide. 

He is an expert at building collaborative ventures and creating new markets for impact businesses.

Sabrina Roshan

Chief Strategy Officer

Was the Senior Director of Expansion Strategy at Andela, where she led entry into new African markets and oversaw non-diluting partnerships. She was Special Assistant and Policy Advisor to the U.S. Government's representative at the World Bank Board of Directors, where she oversaw investments in developing countries. Worked at the World Bank in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management network and the Governance Global Practice, covering the Africa region.

Tom Chi

Partner and Head of Product

Has pioneered rapid prototyping concepts that have led to 75 patents, and innovative processes utilized by more than a dozen industry-leading companies (e.g., Microsoft, Yahoo). 

As co-founder and Head of Product Experience at Google X, he led development on Google Glass and autonomous vehicles.

Louise Hilsen

Strategic Advisor for Partnerships

Over 25 years of experience in government service and public policy advocacy with  emphasis in food safety, nutrition, supply chain and environment.  Throughout her career Louise has focused on helping large corporates improve the lives of low-income and vulnerable populations and create commercial strategies that embed sustainability.  She is the former head of Nestle’s Washington, DC  office and a fierce advocate for human rights, diversity & inclusion and the strengthening of public health systems.



Pelagic Data Systems

Providing data solutions for fisheries around the world by “making visible” the movement of even the smallest fishing vessels.


Robotic planting machines to drastically scale up the rate at which restoration teams can outplant corals and restore reefs.



An Over-the-Counter (OTC) affordable hearing device for the developing world.


An electric tractor designed for mass production.


A converted shipping container, powered by solar energy to keep perishable foods fresh during storage, handling and shipping.