A company committed to a built environment that supportsthe wellbeing of people and the planet. The Company Truehome® is the trademark of Nidiant Corporation, a privately held Texas corporation based in Austin and South Central Texas, which wholly owns Truehome.net. Nidiant is the exclusive licensee of Truehome technologies, pending patents and other intellectual property claimed by its founders. Christopher K. and Benjamin William B Travis are the inventors and developers of Truehome's web-based software application. The company has offices in Denver and Round Top, Texas. About the Nest Nidiant means "about the nest." A nest, like a home, is brought into being for an ancient purpose - the propagation of young and the survival of the species. The creation of shelter is an ancient and effective adaptive strategy throughout the animal kingdom. Thus, habitations that nurture the wellbeing of their inhabitants have essential value as a fact of nature. Nidiant Gives Back In recognition that all human beings share one planet and must work together to create a better life for all, Nidiant is committed to giving back to the living environment. The Company has designated a full ten percent of its pre-tax net profit as "Money for Making a Difference." Nidiant's intention is to tithe to the wellbeing of the planet and all that share its living environment. Read Nidiant's Declaration of Values Nidiant Products Nidiant has created software that can be used to predict how people respond to the built environments around them. Nidiant's patent-pending software application can identify what consumers consider fitting, appreciate emotionally, and buy in any industry that must collect consumer response to inform its market. It can also be applied as a research tool in behavior/environment studies focused on both individuals and communities and in the future may be adapted as a clinical tool for therapeutic or psychological purposes. Current Application: Truehome.net Truehome.net serves consumers seeking to change their living space and the professionals who help them: architects, interior designers, REALTORS®, custom home builders and home product vendors. Truehome also introduced the innovation of partnering design and wellbeing professionals in order to reduce stress and tailor home improvement and residential construction projects to the emotional needs and life goals of consumers. The Truehome Team: Management, Investors and Advisors Christopher K. Travis, CEO: Chris Travis is a serial entrepreneur and the originator of Truehome. Although not a registered architect, he is Managing Partner of Sentient Architecture, LLC, a full-service architecture practice. He has designed and built high-end custom homes, residential remodeling, and historic restoration projects in Texas since 1975. Travis' award-winning design/build projects have appeared in many national and international publications, including multiple features in The New York Times. (See Truehome's In the Media page.) Benjamin W. B. Travis, CTO: Ben Travis is a co-founder of Truehome and its Chief Technology Officer. He is the architect of the core software application created for Truehome. Travis is a software architect and systems engineer with high-level experience gained as a private consultant. Travis' remarkable career history also includes such distinguished employers as J. D. Edwards, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Starz Entertainment, Dell, CGS, Inc. and CareerBuilder.com. Advisor-Investors Ed Ellis, CPA: A highly-experienced financial executive and entrepreneur as well as retired Executive Vice President and CFO of a publicly traded insurance company, Ellis also served as an audit partner at Peat, Marwick and Mitchell (now KPMP) and a partner in two other public accounting firms. He is also a serial entrepreneur, founding enterprises which he built successfully and exited profitably. He is an expert on SEC financial reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, actuarial, tax, internal audit, investments, treasury, rating agencies, budget and planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Ed currently serves as the Company's CFO and is a member of its Board of Directors. Sterling McCall, Jr.: McCall has a law degree from the University of Texas. He founded his first Toyota dealership in 1969 and was one of the first single-line Toyota dealers in the U. S. He became the second-largest volume Toyota dealer in the nation, and then rolled up a number of high-volume automotive dealerships into Group One Automotive, which became a major unit of the Ford Motor Company. Sterling is also a member of the Company's Board of Directors. Cecil Reynolds, Ph.D.: Dr. Reynolds is an internationally-known expert in psychological testing and assessment, author of The Handbook of School Psychology and the Encyclopedia of Special Education, past President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the author of many psychological tests including the Behavioral Assessment System for Children, one of the most widely used psychological testing tools in U.S. public schools. Dr. Reynolds is responsible for the validation of Truehome testing products. Sam Gosling, Ph.D.: Internationally-known expert on personality and online personality testing, social psychology and social networking, Gosling is also the winner of the 2008 American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology and the author of Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You. Dr. Gosling has received international media attention for his innovative research in The Economist, The New York Times, and ABC News' Nightline. He is also the co-author, with John Johnson, of Advanced Methods for Behavioral Research on the Internet. Sally Augustin, Ph.D.: Dr. Augustin is an internationally-recognized expert on person-centered design, designing places where people thrive. She currently holds leadership positions in the Environmental Design Research Association and in the Environmental Psychology Division of both the International Association of Applied Psychology and the American Psychological Association. She has been interviewed on National Public Radio and VoiceAmerica. Dr. Augustin is the author of Place Advantage: Applied Psychology for Interior Architecture and editor of Research Design Connections. Advisory Board Kirk Hamilton, FAIA, FACHA: Hamilton is a Fellow and Associate Director of the Center for Health Systems & Design and Associate Professor of Architecture at Texas A&M University. He is also a Founding Principal of Emeritus, WHR Architects, an internationally recognized firm that specializes in healthcare architecture. Hamilton was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows for his advocacy for excellence in architecture for health and innovations in design. He is also past president and a founding regent of the American College of Healthcare Architects and author of Evidence-Based Design for Multiple Building Types, among other books. Nancy Kwallek, Ph.D., IIDA, IDEC, IMFA: Director of the Interior Design Program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, Dr. Kwallek holds the Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design and is a registered Interior Designer in the state of Texas. Over the last twenty years, her research has examined human response to the interior ambience of office environments in terms of worker mood, productivity, health, wellbeing, performance, and satisfaction. Shiloh Brewer Travis: Shiloh Travis is a pre-eminent custom green builder in two markets: Austin, Texas, and a six-county area between Austin and Houston. He is a Registered Green Builder in Austin's stringent Green Building Program and a member of the U. S. Green Building Council. J. Scott Turner, Ph.D.: Associate Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science, Turner is a physiologist by training with special expertise in how and why organisms build environments and the interface of physiology with evolution, ecology, and adaptation. He is the author of two groundbreaking books, one of which, The Extended Organism: Physiology of Animal-Built Structures, was a central source for Truehome. Suzanne Mitchell, J.D.: Mitchell has been a health care lawyer, a law professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Assistant Dean at the University of Chicago Law School, and a hospital environmental compliance manager. She helped health care institutions and professionals resolve legal and policy issues in health care delivery. She is a former Director of Management and Administration for Nidiant Corporation and a long-standing friend of the project. Suzanne and her husband, Richard A. Zansitis, are both attorneys. She is currently Assistant General Counsel at the Texas Medical Board in Austin. He is the General Counsel for Rice University. Myles Leighton: Myles has served as CEO of several finance related start-up companies and is the inventor of two patented technologies. He is an experienced and creative leader as well as a researcher who is focused on the psychological nuances of financial decision making, including how online user interfaces impact engagement. Myles graduated cum laude from Harvard University with an ALB in Psychology, and a secondary in Legal Studies. He is also a MassChallenge finalist (2010) and an avid William James fan. He loves quiet stretches of road where he has been attempting to break the sound barrier on his motorcycle since he was 4 years old.