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Limor Ladyada Fried

Chief Executive Officer


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80 Nassau St #4C

New York, New York 10038

United States

Company Description

Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. ... more

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Employment History

Founder and Engineer



Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Electrical Engineer and Entrepreneur Founder

EmotiCon! NYC





electrical engineering


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In 2010, Adafruit CEO ... [cached]

In 2010, Adafruit CEO Limor Fried released a set of unofficial drivers to make the Kinect for Xbox 360 work with Windows - which allegedly annoyed Microsoft at first, but they came around and released an official set of drivers down the line.

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It was fast and easy, hundreds of orders and happy customers getting educational electronics, using bitcoin!� shared Limor Fried, Founder and Engineer with Adafruit. Bitcoin has “clear potential for growth and could become a major means of payment for online transactions� a Bank of America analyst told CNBC.

Emoti-con! 2013 | Emoti-con! [cached]

Limor "Ladyada" Fried is an electrical engineer /entrepreneur founder. After graduating from MIT's Media Lab with a Master's in electrical engineering, she founded Adafruit Industries with the goal of creating the best place online for learning electronics and providing the best products for makers of all ages and skill sets. Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine and was recently awarded Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur of the year for 2012. Her fundamental belief is that anyone of any age can learn how to make their own electronics, and her company Adafruit strives to provide the tools and instruction to make that possible.

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Adafruit was created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineer Limor 'Ladyada' Fried, providing unique and fun DIY electronics, kits, and open-source hardware that turn everyday objects into high-tech prototypes suitable for education and advanced production concepts.

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Limor "Ladyada" Fried, CEO, Adafruit

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