ABOUT US

We are a company that lives and innovates at the intersection of industrial design, wellness, technology, and music. Our mission is to elevate mental health and facilitate access to higher states of self-awareness for millions of people.

Why the name “OpenSeed” ?

A seed is a symbol of life, new beginnings, and infinite possibilities. Within it are instructions and resources for growth. When we practice meditation, we learn to access our own resources and create new realities of abundance that are nurtured through our intentions.

Jonathan Marcoschamer – Founder & CEO.

After learning the ancient meditation practice of Vipassana, Jonathan became aware of the power of meditation and understood that it’s a skill that everyone should learn and practice.  The idea for the pod came while sitting in an open-floor office space with nowhere to go that was quiet and private. He envisioned a pod that allowed anyone to practice different meditation and relaxation techniques

Jonathan has over 20 years of experience working in the start-up ecosystem as an analyst, consultant, executive, and entrepreneur. He has co-founded multiple companies including Ecoist, an eco- friendly accessory brand, Rock50, a fitness concept backed by Zumba, and WhereMindsCreate, an interactive marketing agency. As a musician and entrepreneur, he weaves his passions to manifest projects that elevate human consciousness.

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Deepak Chopra, MD – Advisor

A world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation.  He is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”He is the  founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality. www.deepakchopra.com

Yves Behar – Advisor

Award-winning designer. Founder and CEO fuseproject, Co-founder and CCO August, Co-founder Canopy, Co-founder and CCO FORME Life.

Deepak Mulchandani – Hardware & Tech Advisor

Former SVP of Product Engineering at Peloton Interactive. More than 25 years experience (Google, Barnes & Noble, and Hewlett-Packard) LinkedIn

Jay Vidyarthi – UX/UI Advisor

Former head of UX at Muse (brain-sensing headbad).  More than 15 years experience in UX and early stage companies. Now head of Still Ape, the world’s first UX design studio focused exclusively on mindfulness, compassion, and wellbeing. LinkedIn

Tom Johnston

Tom Johnston – Advisor

Tom spent 30+ years in high-level and C-suite roles. Key specialties included operations management, business development, change management, strategic planning, sales and marketing, and finance. He has an extensive background in the corporate, fitness and wellness, and real estate services sectors—often strategically combining all three, as with his conceptualizing and creating of international health and wellness programs and facilities as VP of North America Distributor & Global Vertical Sales, COO of American Leisure/LIVunLtd, and VP of Operations for Saw Mill Sports Management. Tom is now an executive and corporate consultant who specializes in delivering high-impact leadership and organizational coaching, training, and consultancy. His expertise lies in empowering entire organizations and their people to become the best they can be while achieving optimal business results. Blending the art of leadership and coaching with data-backed science and tools, he helps organizations cultivate talent, inspire and motivate people, build organizational culture, and align their people strategy with business strategy for a powerful and human-centered competitive advantage. Connect on LinkedIn.
Tom Johnston
Amanda Gilbert – Advisor

​​Amanda Gilbert is a meditation teacher, speaker, lecturer of mindfulness at the University of Southern California, and the author of Kindness Now: A 28-Day Guide to Living with Authenticity, Intention and Compassion. Before dedicating herself to teaching full-time, Amanda was Center Director for The Aging Metabolism and Emotions Center at the University of California San Francisco, conducting clinical research and publishing investigations on the biological and psychological effects of mindfulness and meditation. Her formal meditation training has been with UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, in Primordial Sound Meditation with Deepak Chopra and within the Insight Meditation tradition at InsightLA. Amanda’s teachings span from coast to coast in the US as well as online. She has led meditation for top companies and startups like NBC, Paramount Pictures, The W Hotels, Merrill Lynch, Macy’s and YouTube.

IG: @amandagilbertmeditation
www.amandagilbertmeditation.com

Jasmyn Russell – Content Producer.

A passionately devoted pupil of mindfulness, meditation, and overall holistic health. Lover of the arts, food, and interpersonal connection, she uses multiple mediums to bring others to the ease of one-pointed concentration, self-awareness and self-acceptance. Jasmyn has over 11 years of experience in the practice and guidance of meditation, mindfulness and yoga.

Eepos IT – Development Partners

A passionate, knowledgeable, and caffeinated team that specializes in building, designing and branding your mobile apps and website

Sommer Seasons

Brand design studio with an extensive expertise in art direction, concept development, ecommerce, packaging and print design. 

McKenzie Crafts

OpenSeed

Immersive wellness environments for the home + workplace.

OpenSeed
1951 NW 7th Ave
Suite 600
Miami, FL 33136