Pedal Pedal Club is a cycling application and community built for two reasons: to express a point of view about cycling as inclusive and exploratory, and to take develop a product from concept to launch to maturity.
You can try it for yourself at PedalPedal.club.
PPC helps you budget and track your goals while you transition from just having a bike to being a cyclist (whatever that means to you). It uses Strava to keep up with your rides, and provides two ways to set your goals: through curated lists that introduce you to a flavor of cycling, and syncing with your Pinterest boards to turn your inspiration into goals.
Public Interest Tech Fellow @ New America
I currently hold a research fellowship with New America’s Public Interest Tech program. I’m looking at how social ventures (both for and not-for profit) build sustainable, mission driven technologies to support their constituents. I’m also building a tool called The Grant Calculator.
US Digital Service @ Department of Defense
I did a tour of duty with the US Digital Service team at the Pentagon. As the first designer on the team, I wore every hat from product design, to facilitation, research, coding, and project lead. The work was unlike anything else I’ve encountered.
I provide design and management consulting services primarily to mission-driven organizations. Often there is a product or software platform involved (or anticipated in the future). Usually it involves me making something tangible. Ideally I’m doing some field research. And almost always, these engagements involve some form of capacity building and facilitation.
Principal Designer @ IDEO
I was a Principal Interaction Designer and Project Lead at IDEO, focused on leading programs to apply human centered design for gnarly systems challenges between people and technology.
- Interaction Design
- Systems Strategy
- Software Design
- Human Centered Research
- Software Development
- Project Leadership
As an artist, I’ve been commissioned by OCAD University for Nuit Blanche, the City of Toronto for the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for their James Bond retrospective, and others for high-traffic interactive public art pieces.
I speak at events like TEDxOCADU, FITC, SEGD, Pecha Kucha Toronto, Grey Area Foundation for the Arts and elsewhere on design, networked culture, and prototyping with purpose.