I enjoy creating insightful product experiences and leading effective, empathetic teams.
Over the course of my life and career, I've been fortunate to learn from many curious minds, inspiring leaders, and relentless makers. I began my career as a mountain guide in Alaska and an environmental consultant in Australia. After arriving in California, I started a couple wine businesses with a friend and did a nine year tour at Google and YouTube. Now, I'm working on rethinking tools for making at
. In my spare time, I occasionally invest in and advise companies.
Outside of work, I spend my time with my wife and three kids. On full days, you can find me building with kids, surfing, exploring Northern California on a bike, playing some tennis or exploring other creative pursuits.
I also write an informal weekly email documenting one interesting product ritual.