I employ and adapt HCD tools and techniques that starts with empathy and the problem. I then use my traditional background in design and tech to co-create thoughtful solutions.
My passion and energy, my entrepreneurial spirit pushes me to constantly lead and pursue new ideas. To do this, I'll develop or adapt a methodology that's right for the business.
I enjoy leading myself and others around me in new ways of working—whether it be design-thinking, lean, or agile—through workshops, writing, talks, and being a part of the ever-growing design and tech community.
I love to understand the ins and outs of a product and its market. I'll gather and use data and research to support product growth, spending just the right amount of time analyzing to make informed decisions.
My background as a systematic Graphic Designer empowers me to not just convey great ideas, but take them all the way through to development. From UI to marketing to print to branding, I’ve done it all.
Conveying ideas isn’t always static. In fact, it’s often a dynamic experience when communicating flows, interaction, and animations. To do this, I use InVision, Principle, Pixate, After Effects and more.
I have humble beginnings on the small island of Kaua’i, and have worked globally in California and New Zealand. Outside of work, I'm an avid surfer, gamer, and father of 3. I have a few different endeavors I'm currently a part of: