As the Head of Experience Design at Airbnb, Katie leads the interaction and visual designers defining Airbnb’s digital products and services. Katie is helping the team craft high-quality experiences in the online and offline worlds. Katie joined AirBnB from Greenstart Venture Design where, as a Partner and Creative Director, she worked with early stage startups to design their user experience and brand strategy. Prior to Greenstart, as Creative Director at frog design, Katie led strategic, multidisciplinary design programs for companies including Intel, Disney, Samsung, Dolby and Chase Bank. Katie's expertise includes interaction and industrial design, business strategy and user research. She studied Industrial Design at Art Center College of Design and over the last 3 years, she taught Interaction and Industrial Design at California College of Arts.