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About Us

Lumina develops specialty artificial intelligence and data assets to serve government and institutional customers.  Lumina’s strategy is based on the core ideas that: external data are of equal or greater value than internal data; specially-purposed algorithms will outperform commodity algorithms by two to three orders of magnitude; capturing the element of time across any data set adds value to that data; rapid ingestion and cleansing of data without regard to structure is necessary, difficult, and valuable; placing a person at the end of an AI-driven data cleansing process will increase that person’s productivity by two orders of magnitude; and the development of chip hardware with embedded algorithms will become increasingly important for companies working in AI.

Lumina has developed significant and unique IP assets that reside in its SaaS platform, Radiance.

Lumina is a growth-stage business based in Tampa, Florida.  The company was founded by Dr. Morten Middelfart and Allan Martin (see bios below) in 2016.

Our Culture & Values

Our company commits first to honesty and integrity.  Upon this foundation, we have developed a team committed to innovation, to our mission, and to excellence.

Innovation

We are critical, disruptive, and creative thinkers. We identify the problems that seem impossible to solve, and we solve them.

Mission

We are motivated by the value that we offer to our customers, from saving them time and cost to saving lives.

Excellence

We pursue excellence relentlessly.  We do not embrace the status quo but challenge ourselves and our technologies every day.

Leadership Team

Allan Martin

Allan Martin

Interim CEO

Dr. Morten Middelfart

Dr. Morten Middelfart

Chief Data Scientist & Co-Founder

Douglas Licker

Douglas Licker

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Co-Founder

Richard Langley

Richard Langley

Vice President Infrastructure and Technology

Daniel Ward

Daniel Ward

Vice President Software Engineering and Development

Board of Directors

Allan Martin

Allan Martin

  • Lumina Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Jim Smith

Jim Smith

  • Partner, Southern Strategy Group
  • Former Florida Attorney General & Secretary of State
Kathleen Shanahan

Kathleen Shanahan

  • Co-CEO, Turtle & Hughes
  • Former Chief of Staff to Vice President-elect Dick Cheney & Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Robert Spring

Robert Spring

  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers
  • Managing Director at Gracie Square Capital
  • Member of the Board of the National Defense University Foundation
Jeb Bush, Jr.

Jeb Bush, Jr.

  • Managing Partner, Jeb Bush & Associates, LLC
Dr. Morten Middelfart

Dr. Morten Middelfart

  • Chief Data Scientist & Co-Founder

Advisory Board

Andrew Krusen

Andrew Krusen

  • Chairman of the Advisory Board
  • Chairman & CEO, Dominion Financial Group
The Honorable Governor Jeb Bush

The Honorable Governor Jeb Bush

  • Co-Founder & Chairman of Dock Square Capital
  • Served two terms as the 43rd Governor of Florida
The Honorable Secretary Michael Chertoff

The Honorable Secretary Michael Chertoff

  • Executive Chairman & Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group
  • Former Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Kathleen Kiernan

Dr. Kathleen Kiernan

  • Founder and CEO, KGH
  • Former Assistant Director for the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
The Honorable Charles Allen

The Honorable Charles Allen

  • Principal at The Chertoff Group
  • Former Assistant Director of Central Intelligence for Collection