Our Alumni - 2017


Limitless communication built for adventure

Somewear is building the next generation of technology for adventure travel. The company’s first product, a compact satellite hotspot, keeps any smartphone connected off grid. By laying a foundation of connectivity, Somewear is bringing real-time, connected applications to outdoor explorers and adventure travelers.

The Somewear Team

Somewear was founded by James Kubik, Alan Besquin, and Fatih Aybar in 2017. James, CEO, previously worked at Intuit where he led mobile product for Quickbooks Self-Employed, the fastest growing product at Intuit. James studied design engineering and marketing at Northwestern University. Alan, CTO, previously worked at Tesla where he led quality teams to bring the Model X from prototype to production. Alan studied manufacturing engineering and industrial engineering at Northwestern University. Fatih, VP of Engineering, has designed auto-pilot and infotainment systems for all of Tesla’s models. Fatih studied electrical engineering and nanoengineering at UCSD.

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A global satellite hotspot that brings your friends on every adventure, beautifully designed to fit in your pocket.

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