Get to know our
I-NNOVATORS

I-NNOVATORS are I-N global and regional educators that share inspiration and knowledge about our brand and products through the expertise of their craft. They demonstrate how Smart Beauty Makes a World of Difference,  by showcasing  I-N product benefits and results.

MEET OUR I-NNOVATORS

Global & Regional
I-NNOVATORS

Our Global I-NNOVATORS are leaders and influencers in the beauty industry. They are world renown hairdressers and estheticians who are aligned with, and support, our vision and commitment to delivering superior plant powered products that are safe for you, the ecosystems and the planet. Their inspiring work reflects their deep expertise, wisdom and knowledge which they showcase by creating beautiful and vibrant results with clients.

Our Regional I-NNOVATORS are part of our I-N Beauty Distributor salon/spa network. They are individuals who are chosen to become part of our team and whose passion is to help others learn and grow with the I-N brand. They deliver inspiring education to new and existing salon/spas about I-N products and vision. Regional I-NNOVATORS help salon teams become engaged and excited about starting their journey with I-N. Reach out to your I-N Distributor for more information about how to get involved.

Maxwell Maisano
REGIONAL I-NNOVATOR, STYLIST

Maxwell Maisano

Maxwell began his hairdressing career over 20 years ago within the Toni & Guy USA salon network and quickly became known for his precision and quality, eventually earning the position of Top Designer and salon Educator.  From there he worked with several major manufacturers such as It&ly Hairfashion, Matrix/Logics, Aveda and L’Oréal Professionnel--traveling the United States as a hair color artist and educator, working alongside industry luminaries like Nicholas French, Beth Minardi, Nancy Braun, and Vivienne Mackinder.  His work also included developing and implementing curriculum for Florida’s Aveda Institute Master's Studio program and their the Aveda Advanced Academy. In 2015...
Janice Malmberg
REGIONAL I-NNOVATOR, STYLIST

Janice Malmberg

Janice is a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Illinois.  Even though she does not work behind the chair, she is able to connect with her fellow cosmetologist on what is happening in the beauty industry. 
Kathy Cantwell-Smith
REGIONAL I-NNOVATOR

Kathy Cantwell-Smith

Kathy’s passion is providing inspiring education to salon teams on product knowledge, product usage and creating an amazing experience for both the hairdresser and their clients.
Ralph Diaz
REGIONAL I-NNOVATOR, STYLIST

Ralph Diaz

Ralph has been a hairdresser for almost 42 years. He grew up in Wichita, Kansas where he attended beauty school as they called it back then. Ralph moved to Manhattan, Kansas and attended Kansas State University where he got a degree in Clothing textiles and fashion design.
Ryon Matthews
REGIONAL I-NNOVATOR, STYLIST

Ryon Matthews

Ryon’s career began in 1999 at the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. She realized early on that Aveda was much more than a beauty school or a product line, it was a lifestyle, a gathering place for creatives from all over the world that took pride in their work and the company they were a part of. Horst’s vision and the foundation he created was such an inspiration to be a part of. 

With a variety of extensive backgrounds these beauty professionals bring their knowledge and expertise to our brand to help pave the way in sharing our mission and message.