Our Team

We have the superpowers of a large firm and the dedication and flexibility of a focused team. We’re a unique mix of curious and accomplished researchers, strategists, designers and engineers. We’re also children and parents, introverts and extroverts, leaders and teammates, creators and users of every imaginable product and service, and partners with the biggest companies and smallest start-ups. We become part of your team and work with you like our existence depends on it – because it does.

Katherine Belk

Design Researcher

Felicia Chancy

Studio Administrator

John Devlin

Director of Engineering

Bill Hartman

Director of Innovation Strategy

Evan Hutker


Margaret Jacobi

Principal Designer

Albert King


Tara Kovalik

Designer, Digital Experiences

Taehak Kwon


Lauren Lu

Designer, Digital Experiences

Mark Matthews

Senior Designer

Kurt Maw

Principal Engineer

Rory McGarry

Design Manager

Sonya Mead

Director of Digital Experiences

Jeff Mekler


Juli Miller

Senior Designer

Naz Mirzaie

Researcher & Service Designer

Paul Naddaff

Senior Researcher

Tammy Newman

Business Manager

Chris Parlato

Principal Researcher

Samantha Pratt

Business Relationship Manager

Leahanna Savain

Marketing Specialist

Scott Stropkay


Shawn Torkelson

Director of Business Growth

Richard Watson


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