One Last Flyby

The following is a note I posted to friends at Facebook last Thursday – Last December I began a sabbatical after 5 years at Facebook. I’ve had a wealth of experiences, learnings, and roles here and felt the need to reflect on my career and contemplate the future. Having the focused time to think, as Read more…

Why we love Neighborland

As a young organization, The Designer Fund continues to refine and iterate how we execute our mission: investing in designers who build companies with positive social impact. One component of our mission we get questions about is “positive social impact.” Our current thinking is that the companies and entrepreneurial designers we invest in should have Read more…

A Quest for Meaning

Mean·ing·ful – Adjective: Having a serious, important, or useful quality. In 2005, I was working at CBS designing prime time show websites. The job paid well, the people were great, and the work was highly visible. Then one day I had a thought that marked the beginning of the end of my time there. The thought Read more…

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