I am the Head of Design at Modern Life
, a tech-enabled life insurance brokerage building tools to empower advisors.
Previously I served as Design Director at Condé Nast
where I helped launch paywalls for Vanity Fair and WIRED and Head of Design at Indify
where I established brand and product foundations.
As an independent consultant I've led projects for world-leading innovation studios such as frog
, Smart Design
, Hot Studio
, and Adaptive Path
. Past clients included ASICS, Atlas Obscura, Flickr, Harvard Business Review, HP | Palm, Jawbone, OpenTable, Nike, Nokia, and Zappos.
In my spare time I've taught Service Design
at Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID)
and guest lectured in various graduate and undergraduate design programs.
I started my career in 2004 as the first web designer and front-end developer for open-access publishing pioneer PLoS
after graduating from Stanford University with degrees in Science, Technology & Society
and Studio Art.