Product and UX expertise for startups

I'm an independent consultant helping startups create products and improve their design process.

I was the first employee at a YC startup, then ran successful design teams, built my own products, and taught design at UMich.

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for early stage

Lean product design

I design products in rapid learn/build/test cycles, helping startups find product-market fit

Build your product

for growth stage

Scaling design teams

Give your team the skills they need to make your product shine

Grow your design team

Recent posts

How to get unstuck (for product designers)

A big list of things to try when you’re out of ideas

Building a startup on YouTube

I'm designing and building a startup product from scratch—and recording every minute

The books I recommend to designers

What to read when you’re learning (or struggling with) design

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