I am an interdisciplinary designer based in East Lansing, Michigan. I'm currently the Director of User Experience at Element 84 and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University.
In a past life I wrote two books in the O'Reilly Head First series and co-founded Loudpixel, an early social media research firm that worked with brands like New Balance, Radio Flyer, Wrigley, and MillerCoors.
If the Great Lakes aren't frozen, you can find my family and I exploring the ports of western Michigan in our Catalina 30.
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