YOUR LUMINAITE TEAM

Luminaite was conceived out of the idea that digital marketing should be simple and cost effective. You shouldn't feel frustrated about your website, intimidated by ad campaigns, or in the dark about whether or not your strategies are working. We prioritize your needs and work hard to provide seamless, data-driven results.

We aren’t just your typical agency. With over 30 years of combined experience in business marketing, strategy, startups, media, and nonprofits, our size, our background, and our groundbreaking use of AI ways gives us an edge.

Meet Our CO-Founders

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    Elaine Yamasaki | CEO

    Elaine is a visionary catalyst and inventive media tech strategist, with creative experience in board rooms of Fortune 500 corporations, agencies, nonprofit enterprises and successful start-ups. Certified in Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, and Integrated 360 Marketing by Cornell University, as well as Growth Driven Design, she received her BA cum laude in Communication Studies & Graphic Design from UCLA.

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    Russ Shumaker | COO

    Russ is an innovative business leader with board room experience on insight teams ranging from agency startups to nonprofits and global enterprises, including managing a $250M portfolio. He completed his MBA at Pepperdine University with an emphasis on marketing, strategy, and innovation, and has an MA in theology and philosophy from Fuller Graduate School.

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    brad yamasaki | CFO

    Brad is a trusted business executive with extensive C-Suite and board level experience. After serving such high-profile Entertainment & Tech clients as Disney, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, Universal, Paramount, the Guilds, NetZero and ValueClick during 14 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, he was an executive in Corporate Finance at Sony Pictures for 13 years. Brad holds a B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA.