Meet the Core Team

Matt Cyrankiewicz

Digital generalist, entrepreneur, designer and creative director with 15+ years of experience. Founder of HOO KOO E KOO, co-founder of Dropr, TABLE, Organism, Slash. Formerly a digital artist.

Christopher Spearpoint

Over 14 years of in-house, agency, incubator, and business operator experience bringing new brands, businesses, and products to market. Passion for solving business and creative challenges regardless of nature.

Tiya Gordon

20 years of innovative digital for cultural, philanthropic, and non-profit organizations. Providing a sharp focus on operations, finance, and design management. Industry recognition includes The National Design Award and The Cannes Gold Lion.

Giulia Bocci

7+ years experience in delivering first quality digital products and live events. UX focused, problem solver and well versed in communication. Passionate about innovation and design.

Adi Kurian

Marketer with a passion for using narrative, data, and empathy to solve problems. Experience delivering custom solutions in sectors including auto, CPG, finance, law, and tech.

Joe Foxton

An accomplished product developer, technologist, and creative thinker. 20+ year veteran of demanding leadership roles in Film & TV technology, software startups, ad agencies, and activist venture capital. Proud recipient of an Emmy Award and a TV Technology Award.

Marcin Kurylak

15+ years experience developing and leading digital projects ranging from small to corporate, from web & mobile to 3D animation to Neural Networks. Focused on delivering best end-user experience.

Ariana Rabasa

Digital Marketing professional with +7 years experience in Tech & Innovation Industry, event production, social media management, digital com, advertising and team leadership.

Don Ouwens

An empathic senior (UX) Product Designer with 10+ years experience, with a thing for data-visualisation and SaaS products and a huge drive to design the future.

Weronika Cyrankiewicz

A multi-disciplinary creative with 5+ years of experience in various design fields. Passionate about visual design, skilled in branding, UI and communication. Getting Master’s in Design for Planet, oriented on creating great future scenarios.

Ahlem Baccouche

Entrepreneur, researcher & producer. 2+ years in blockchain. 8+ years in capital markets, derivatives, trading, and business intelligence.

Andreea Magdalina

Andreea is a connector. Her work is rooted at the intersection of music and technology with a focus on empowering women through her role as the founder & CEO of shesaid.so. She has spent the past 5 years working with creative agencies and global brands to develop digital-first content, technology products and strategic partnerships.

Angela Bliumis

9+ years producing digital products, ensuring craft and function always come first. A strong believer in transparent communication and guiding the team to the right solutions with a strategic approach and collaboration.

Opal Hoyt

A career producer with 10 years of experience focused in web, mobile & new technology. She has agency as well as brand experience and has spent time at places like Publicis, McCann, Conde Nast, Spotify and The New York Times. She spends her non-work time touring with her own band.

Sarah Ramanuj

A spirited and solutions-driven producer with an exceptional background of leading a diverse roster of clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups across branding, strategy, design and development.

Kate Thiel

Brand Strategist with 13 years of experience between agencies and in-house teams. Copywriter, researcher, ceramicist, tarot reader, gardener, desert dweller. Scarily empathic Aries.

Kate Mills

Strategist and marketer with 10+ years of experience growing companies. Passion for human psychology and customer-centered strategies. Enjoys bringing clarity to chaos through kanban boards, white boards, and personal productivity systems

Melanie Malkin

Creative Producer with over 16 years of expertise in developing and implementing experiences that span branding, media, technology, and storytelling. From cultural institutions to digital agencies, Melanie guides planning, communication, and collaboration for multi-disciplinary teams and clients.

Sarah McCollum

Product & Project Manager, and Certified Scrum Master with 10+ years of experience in e-Commerce development and optimization. Experienced at leading widespread and diverse teams, building custom technology solutions, and overall being the glue that holds a successful project together.

Michael Ketigian

Technologist and poet with 10+ years in startups and nonprofits. Whether building better brands, writing lively copy, or rapping at the United Nations — storytelling is the core.

Jessica Goldman

15 years of experience with creative agencies, startups, nonprofit organizations, and publications. Curious and engaged listener passionate about helping people and brands communicate who they are and why they exist. Also: aspiring quilt-maker.

Sunita Deshpande

Award-winning Advertising Copywriter. Recognized Playwright. 14+ years in advertising/branding/integrated marketing communications. Miami Ad School Masters Class Alumni.

Dexter Dake

11+ years experience in brand strategy, design, & development. Former Creative Director at SurveyMonkey, CX. Founder of Dakotomy.

Yifu Zhang

A wildcard designer with years of agency experience focusing on telling story with digital experience. Expertise in UX/UI, branding, and motion design.

Sara Santos

Art Director & Graphic Designer with 12+ years in the design industry. Experienced in Visual Identity, Packaging, and Editorial Design with a background on Multimedia and Interaction Design. Also loves teaching.

Nuria Sierra

Art Director, Graphic Designer and Teacher passionate about pushing design to the next level. With over 12 years of experience dedicated to building impactful brands from tech and architecture to fashion and food across the globe.

Jackson Kerbs

Multi-disciplinary designer working in product, experience, and interactive. Data sonification researcher. Investigator of technology, human ecologies, and the translation of data.

Jasmine Eskandari

Founder, Designer, and Investor of ambitious, future-forward ideas. 8+ years working with companies that are looking to reimagine the world and human experience through new thinking and technologies. Specializing in designs for AI, AR, and Gaming.

Jennifer Huang

Product Designer with experience working with startups and companies of all sizes and verticals to make digital experiences usable, intelligent, and delightful. Specializing in building self-sustaining, purposeful and delightful AI products that last.

Austin Beer

Designing intuitive and delightful digital experiences for hard and messy problems for every industry for 12 years. Leads with his quirky, collaborative, iterative, and human-centered design approach to make compelling digital tools, apps, and websites.

Steve Roesler

9+ years of digital design experience working with brands like NVIDIA, Activision Blizzard, and Premier League to create innovative and engaging experiences that are memorable and build communities.

Tom Royer

Former Technology Director at Area17 in NYC for 4 years. 11 years of web development experience for high traffic and complex web applications. Based in Paris, he looks to apply his knowledge to interesting technology and product challenges.

Lukasz Roth

Co-founder and CTO of Bitnoise - a software company, raised with his brother, Adrian Roth. Together they delivered over 500 tech projects with success.

Adrian Roth

Co-founder and CEO of Bitnoise - a software company, raised with his brother, Łukasz Roth. Together they delivered over 500 tech projects with success

Piotr Lepkowski

Full-stack developer with 10+ years of experience who started his career as a designer. Specializing in web and mobile applications. Loves building products from scratch and the feeling of solving problems.

Ryan Fan

A hybrid designer and developer with years of experience who stand at the intersection of design and engineering, uniting disciplines to facilitate and create thoughtful user experiences of digital products. Focusing on UX/UI, product design, animation and dev consultation.

Ahmad Hassan

In love with coding for 7+ years, he is currently providing services as Technical Team Lead and Solution Architect to build innovative tech products. He loves to learn and work on new technologies and believes in Smart work over hard work.

Christina Borins

Interactive and experiential producer and creative director working to design new experiences with emerging technology. Her work explores non-linear storytelling primarily through interactive installations, live performance, VR / AR and live motion-captured environments.

Guendalina Buzzanca

Events, logistic and guest services manager with 10+ years of experience. Proven ability to balance priorities, attention to details and produce top quality work. During the last 6 years, Guen worked with top names on Sir Richard Branson's Private Island.

John Kim

A product designer and digital innovator focused on ethics, inclusion, and understanding how people work. Previously helped startups and Fortune 500 clients launch digital products to increase user acquisition and engagement. A big advocate of auto-layout in Figma.

Mikhail Kurt

Highly experienced in sales management, strategic negotiation & scaling up. Serial entrepreneur specializing in launching new SAAS products across growth markets and multicultural realities.

Susan Yun

A junior product designer at AITHER.co with a passion for humanizing technology.

Waqas Mehmood

An Introvert multi-disciplinary designer with 5+ years of experience in various design disciplines. Specializing in UX/UI, participatory design, and interaction design. I love exploring and adding new design tools to my workflow.

Simon Vega

Multidisciplinary creative with 12+ years of experience in the agency and in-house industry. Working with top notch tech clients — while giving creative & art direction to seasonal campaigns, conducting global product launches and building cohesive storytelling across platforms. He is also an environmental and social enthusiast.