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Nanoleaf is a pioneer in modern smart home, paving the way by continuously working to redefine the space. We achieve this by following one simple rule: if something already exists on the market, we won’t do it—unless we can do it better.
By “rethinking what’s possible” and pursuing constant innovation with our technology and designs, at Nanoleaf we are able to create products unlike anything ever seen before and explore the potential of what smart home can truly be.
Nanoleaf is a technology and IoT company changing the world with the most innovative smart home solutions that transform ordinary experiences into extraordinary ones. By infusing thoughtful design and technological intelligence in their products, Nanoleaf is ushering in a new era of the smart home that centers around complete personalization. Every product created by Nanoleaf embodies our philosophy of ‘Smarter by Design.’
Nanoleaf was founded in 2012 by three engineers wanting to shake up the lighting industry. The company now has a global presence with offices in Toronto, Shenzhen, Paris, Hong Kong and Philippines. Made up of a diverse team of passionate out-of-the-box thinking problem-solvers, Nanoleaf strives to transform and reshape the way we experience our world.
Toronto, Shenzhen, Paris, Hong Kong, Philippines
150+ Nanoleaf Team Membersbringing ideas to life
13 Products Launched
Sold in 100+ Countries & 200+ Retailers
1M+ Nanoleaf App Users
18 Design and Utility Patents
Of A Thrilling
Nanoleaf is born!
Three UofT grads discover their shared passion for the green technology and create the world’s most energy efficient light bulb!
Kickstarting a Brighter Future
From 2013-2014 we were able to release the Nanoleaf One and Nanoleaf Bloom with the help of 5746 Kickstarter Backers, surpassing our initial funding goal by 10x!
The First-Ever Modular Smart Lights
Our mission to “Rethink What’s Possible” and go beyond the regular bulb led to the creation of the original Light Panels with a Music Visualizer that revolutionized the smart lighting game.
From 2019-2020 Touch-enabled Canvas Squares, Shapes (with Connect+) and Thread-enabled Essentials join the lineup, bringing with them new personalized features and design possibilities.
Pushing the Boundaries of Finishes & Forms
Nanoleaf defies expectations and expands the smart lighting decor category with Elements Wood Look Panels and Lines Backlit Light Bars.
Celebrating 10 Year Nanoversary!
Whether you’ve been around since the very beginning or just found us today, thank you for believing in us as we continue creating products that make your daily experiences extraordinary.
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Our Design Philosophy
We firmly believe that to create a winning product, great technology and great design must go hand in hand. There can be no compromises when it comes to user experience.
Start with Why?
With every product we design, we start with why we want to build a product in the first place. Everything centers around what problem it will solve, what value it can add to people’s lives, and why it will matter to our customers.
Design Intuitive Things
We aim to create products that just work. We want to create things that can easily assimilate into your daily life, so we focus our approach in creating products that are intuitive and easy to use.
Focus on the People
Our end goal is to have our consumers fall in love with our designs. To do this, we make sure we actively listen to our customers and learn who they are as individuals, followed by rigorous market testing to ensure that we avoid designing with bias, and truly cater to the needs of our end users.
- Gimmy Chu CEOread more
As the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Nanoleaf, Gimmy plays a key role in our journey to success. Since founding the company in 2012, he has turned Nanoleaf from a Kickstarter project into a global smart home brand. Gimmy is based in Toronto Canada, with a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto. Prior to starting Nanoleaf, Gimmy had over 8 years of management experience at Accenture, where he delivered multi-million dollar projects for companies like Best Buy, TD Bank, and Hawaiian Telecom. His unique background in IT optimization, comprehensive understanding of corporate structure, and intuitive problem solving abilities has proven to be key in growing Nanoleaf into a global company.
- Tom Rodinger CTOread more
As the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Nanoleaf, Tom leads the development of company's technology roadmap. He has been the mastermind behind all of Nanoleaf's products, and serves as a guiding light to the product development team, which has delivered numerous breakthrough products.
Tom is currently based in Shenzhen China, and holds a PhD from the University of Toronto. He’s had a strong curiosity for designing energy efficient electronics since childhood, and has studied engineering from an early age. His deep passion for sustainability and endless curiosity for finding new ways to do things better through technology is his driving force.
- Christian Yan COOread more
As the co-founder and Chief Operations Officer at Nanoleaf, Christian is the key person behind the company's global supply chain and operations management, and is dedicated to ensuring that Nanoleaf products meet the highest quality standards in the most environmentally friendly way.
Christian is currently based in Shenzhen China. He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Toronto. With over 8 years of experience as managing director of a large manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China, and his in-depth experience with supply chain management, Christian plays a pivotal role in optimizing the way Nanoleaf operates as a global company.
**Excludes Nanoleaf Essentials