Carl Freer is a leading futurist, innovator and serial entrepreneur with over two decades experience in the technology sector. Swedish by birth, Carl has over a dozen of patents in the US, Europe and Asia. Carl J Freer’s latest venture, Aluminaid, was founded 2010.
Born in the year of 1970 in the city of Stockholm, Sweden, Carl Freer’s father was a programmer at IBM by profession and a nuclear engineer by qualification.
The founder of Aluminaid, Carl Johan Freer spent much of his early career creating disruptive technologies in the mobile device industry. From 2006 to 2009, he served as the director of innovation and product development at Magitech, Inc. At the company, Carl Freer worked with collaborators around the world, including leading academics from the University of Canterbury, the University of Graz, and Georgia Tech. His accomplishments at Magitech included the creation of a proprietary way of delivering the best ads to users on mobile platforms. Freer went on to create the mobile search tool Logovision, which remains under license to several major firms.
Prior to joining Magitech, Carl Freer spent three years at Tiger Telematics, Inc. As chairman of the company, he guided it to a market capitalization of $2.7 billion. During Freer’s tenure, Tiger Telematics was notable for the creation of Gizmondo, a handheld gaming system that debuted at the 2004 Las Vegas CES show as a competitor to the Nintendo DS and the Sony PSP. Its feature-rich design generated significant discussion among gamers.
Today, Carl J Freer focuses on the medical bandage industry at Aluminaid. Since its inception in 2010, the company has received five patents for its groundbreaking burn dressings, which provide instant pain relief when applied to first- and second-degree burns. Freer has helped the company to obtain legal protection for an array of bandage products, as well as for its name and design trademark. Under Freer’s leadership, Aluminaid is expanding its first-aid product portfolio and bringing its burn dressings to markets around the world.
In 2010, entrepreneur Carl J Freer launched Aluminaid, which has since brought disruptive technology to the medical device industry. Its bandages, which employ an internationally patented method of using thermally conductive metals to provide instant pain relief to patients with first- and second-degree burns, are the first of their kind and the most revolutionary burn treatment technology of the last century. Carl Freer’s work at Aluminaid includes overseeing the protection of its intellectual property. He has helped the company to trademark its name and design and has filed multiple patents to protect its bandage products.
Prior to his endeavors with Aluminaid, Carl Freer served as the chairman of FilmFunds, Inc., a position he held until 2012. Under Freer’s direction, the company built a crowd sourcing tool designed to help the film industry gather feedback from fans about which film proposals they would most like to see. The company was noted for its participation in the social marketing campaign for The Artist, which won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Picture.
Before launching FilmFunds and Aluminaid, Carl Freer established himself as a pioneer in the mobile industry. He co-founded the company responsible for developing the search application Logovision, which used augmented reality to provide information to mobile users as they navigated public places. Logovision has since been licensed to several Fortune 500 firms. Carl Freer also worked on augmented reality at Magitech, Inc., from 2006 to 2009 and served as the chairman and director of innovation and product development at Tiger Telematics, Inc., from 2002 to 2005. Under his leadership, Tiger Telematics unveiled the handheld gaming system Gizmondo, which gained notice among gamers by incorporating several technologies that its competitors lacked.
As the founder and chief innovation officer at Aluminaid, Carl Freer leads a firm that has pioneered the development of treatments for burn patients. Aluminaid has created the first significant technological disruption in burn care in the last century with its thermally conductive dressings for people with first- and second-degree burns. The bandages, which Carl Freer has helped the company to protect with international patents, offer instant relief. Under Mr. Freer’s direction, Aluminaid has produced a wide range of burn dressings and is now expanding its distribution, as well as its portfolio of first-aid products.
Carl Freer’s work to help others stretches beyond his involvement with Aluminaid. A trustee of the Nordens Ark Zoological Society, Mr. Freer also founded the Freer Family Tree Foundation, which expects to begin operations in 2015 with the goal of improving the lives of children in need. Sample projects on the foundation’s website, which will operate as a crowdfunding platform, include initiatives to fund an orphanage’s medical clinic and a children’s village. The organization hopes to build its first home by 2015.
Outside of his work with Aluminaid and his charitable concerns, Carl Freer has fulfilled key roles in the mobile, gaming, and crowdsourcing industries. He spent two years as chairman of FilmFunds, Inc., which produced a crowdsourcing tool for the film industry. He also built the Serge mobile-search application, which used augmented reality to offer navigational information to users as they traversed urban areas and public locations. Early in his career, he helped Tiger Telematics, Inc., grow to a $2.7 billion market capitalization on the back of its games and advancements in handheld gaming technology.
Carl Freer has spent his career at the forefront of consumer technology in a number of industries. As the founder and chief innovation officer at Aluminaid, his most recent venture, a medical device company that provides industry-leading solutions for burn treatment and a growing portfolio of first-aid products. Aluminaid’s advancements, which Carl Freer has taken a key role in protecting, represent the first serious disruption to the market due to technology in over 100 years. Freer, who founded the business in 2010, has helped it to secure legal protection for its trademarks, as well as patents for its “Version-1” and “Version-2” burn dressings.
Prior to founding Aluminaid, Carl Freer obtained several patents for his own work. As the director of innovation and product development at Magitech Inc. from 2005 to 2008, he focused on methods for providing highly targeted advertising on mobile platforms. His U.S. patent number 20060064350, registered during his years with Magitech, offers protection for a method of serving advertising content. Magitech eventually sold the technology to Qualcomm Incorporated.
At other times during his career, Carl Freer has built technology for crowdsourcing, gaming, and mobile search. He spent two years as the chairman of FilmFunds, Inc., which he co-founded, guiding the company as it created an industry-specific crowdsourcing tool to bring together filmmakers seeking funding and film fans looking to take a more direct role in guiding films to market. Prior to his time at FilmFunds, he created a mobile-search application that used augmented-reality technology to guide users to websites based on real-world cues. In addition, Carl Freer served as the chairman of Tiger Telematics, Inc., which created the Gizmondo gaming system and the precursor to the Guitar Hero video-game series.
Since the beginning of his career, Aluminaid founder and chief innovation officer Carl Freer has focused on developing disruptive technologies. In 2002, he founded Tiger Telematics, Inc., where he served as chairman. Operating in the gaming industry, Tiger Telematics gained fame for its Gizmondo system, a handheld competitor to the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS, which were first demonstrated in 2004. Building on the success of the Gizmondo and Johnny Whatever, a video game that paved the way for the massively popular Guitar Hero franchise, Carl Freer grew Tiger’s market capitalization to $2.7 billion by 2005.
Subsequently, Carl Freer joined Magitech, Inc., as the director of innovation and product development. Freer’s work for Magitech focused on augmented reality for mobile platforms, and he obtained a patent in the United States for a distribution method relating to precisely targeted advertising on mobile platforms. Freer focused on academic collaboration at Magitech, where he worked with computational science leaders from universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Austria. He went on to create the augmented-reality search application Logovision as the co-founder of Logovision Corporation and developed a crowdsourcing platform for FilmFunds, Inc.
Most recently, Carl Johan Freer has turned his attention to the first-aid industry. In 2010, he founded Aluminaid, a medical decive company that sells products all over the world. Under his guidance, Aluminaid has developed a revolutionary bandage for burn patients. Aluminaid holds five patents for its method of creating and using the thermally conductive, metal-based bandages, which provide fast pain relief for patients with first- and second-degree burns. Carl Freer has helped the company to protect its intellectual property through a series of bandage products and continues to guide it as it broadens its portfolio of products.