Associate Director, Digital Studio Lead
I am an experienced design and strategy lead focused on using design methods and technology to solve human, business, and civic problems. As the head of Arup’s Digital Studio team, I guide multidisciplinary teams toward breakthrough solutions that take shape in digital products, services, and physical spaces.
I joined Arup from Intersection, where I established advisory and product design practices while leading award-winning efforts for cultural, mobility, civic services, corporate, and community projects.
My focus areas include:
Connected Districts - Shaping physical experiences with architects, engineers, real estate developers, and civic stakeholders.
Connected Experiences - Establishing a new design practice to deliver coordinated experiences across physical environments including Delta Airlines, the National Trust, the V&A Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Edward M. Kennedy Museum.
Mobility Products and Services - A collection of rider facing touchpoints, digital wayfinding, and enterprise management applications.
I serve on the Board of Directors for SEGD, an international organization for environmental and experience design, and is am a visiting professor at Pratt Institute, Cornell Tech, and the School of Visual Arts.
Recent publications include Smarter NYC: How City Agencies Innovate – by Columbia University Press and Designing for Cities - by O’Reilly Press. I have also authored an article with Tristram Carfrae, Engaging everyone: virtual design and consultation come of age.
I have been recognised in awards such as, Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Fast Company, Communication Arts, and Smart City Expo World Congress.