Designer × Investor
Software designer turned investor. Led early design efforts at Facebook, Messenger, then Dropbox. Now investing in extraordinary software startups and helping them win through great design.
Proud backer of Figma, Framer, Vercel, Vanta, Perplexity, Synthesia, Read.cv, Pulley, Replit, Universe, Liveblocks, tldraw, Plain, and dozens more worldwide.
Early stage capitalism. Wonder junkie. 🃏
Advancing the state of design in tech.
Cofounded a seed-stage venture fund that invested in design-forward startups: Tia, Built Robotics, Parsley Health, On Deck, Northstar, Config, Career Karma, etc.
Supported Figma’s early product and go-to-market strategies, mentored the team’s design leadership, recruited key hires. Day one design evangelist.
Helped grow a team of three designers into a world-class organization of over 40 people across product, research, and brand studios.
Fireside chat with Soleio and Yuhki Yamashita, exploring how product, product design and design systems help companies succeed and scale.
Keynote address at Figma’s inaugural conference about the future of software design and open source.