Design leader with a passion for tech that enables health, wellness & human connection.

Chief Design Officer, Leeo Inc — 2015-2019

  • Lead all design initiatives at Leeo with emphasis on product strategy, management and experience design for the Leeo Smart Alert nightlight and Leeo Ping Platform 
  • Played a key role in developing and guiding Leeo’s product strategy which featured opportunities for network growth, recurring revenue and inclusive design
  • Inspired and empowered a diverse team of executives, designers and engineers to ideate, test and prioritize product ideas and features
  • Facilitated primary and secondary research including customer interviews, surveys and testing to foster a company wide understanding of customers needs
  • Increased app conversion by over 40% through streamlining onboarding experience
  • CES 2019 Innovation Award honoree for the Leeo Ping Platform and App

Founder/Principal, Cognitive Shift — 2004-Current

  • OpenTable desktop & mobile design and UX, app featured in Apple keynote
  • Barnes & Nobles “Nook” e-reader UX prototypes and final product UI
  • “Cisco Quad” enterprise social platform for tablet and mobile devices
  • Teradata “Viewpoint” database analysis and management tools UX and UI
  • Worked with many startups including Continuuity (sold to Google), (sold to Yahoo), Infer (sold to ESW) and others on early product concept, prototyping & testing

Creative Director- Liquid Agency

Founding Partner- Small Pond Studios

Design Director- Clement Mok Designs - Studio Archetype - Sapient

When I'm not designing…

I'm into surfing, free diving, photography and hanging out with family and close friends.