Photo by Scott Ponik
Creative director, producer, photographer, translator, and film editor for media organisations, artists, photographers, architects, and filmmakers, including: The National Film Board of Canada, Magnum Foundation, Mitch Epstein, Susan Meiselas, Allied Works Architecture, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Ennead Architects, Workbook Project / Lance Weiler, Bloomberg, Gallup, Microsoft, Skylight Pictures, & NHK (Japan's national broadcast company).
Currently co-producing The Guardians of Edo Avant-Garde, a documentary film project directed by Linda Hoaglund. The film primarily focuses on Japan's Edo Era (1603–1868) painters and their work.
Engagements include: Creative Advisor at Sundance Institute’s inaugural New Frontier Story Lab; selection committee for Bay Area Video Coalition’s (BAVC) MediaMaker fellowship as well as a regular participant and mentor at their Producers Institute; mentor at National Association of Latino Independent Producers' Latino Producers Academy; mentor at PBS's POV Hackathon; and mentor at Magnum Foundation / Open Society Foundations Documentary Photography Project – Photography, Expanded. He has been a panelist and speaker at film festivals and events including Sundance Film Festival, Union Docs, and DIY Days.
Co-founded Condition One, a video software company, with Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker Danfung Dennis (Hell and Back Again, 2011) and was the Chief Product Officer. The company's investors include Mark Cuban. The company was a winner of 2012 SXSW Accelerator Mobile competition and was a 2012 TechStars company.
Previously, a founding member of a data visualisation research group at New School University, a principal designer at ESRI, the world's largest Geographic Information Systems company, and a senior designer on Smithsonian’s National Design Award winning team at Pentagram Design. The work at Pentagram Design for One Laptop Per Child's user interface is in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.