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    Joe Gebbia
    Airbnb
    Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

    Joe defines the Airbnb experience. He is dedicated to creating an inspiring and effortless user experience through sharp, intuitive design, and crafts the product roadmap to make it so. Joe values products that simplify life and have a positive impact on the environment, and ensures that the company adheres to these tenets. Prior to Airbnb, Joe was employed by Chronicle Books, co-founded Ecolet, a green design website, and developed several consumer products, including CritBuns, a product featured in the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. An alumni of the Rhode Island School of Design, Joe earned dual degrees in Graphic Design and Industrial Design.

    Sessions

    The Reign of the Designer Founder
    2:10 PM Wednesday 11/6/2013

    Some of the most successful web and mobile startups have been created by design-minded founders. Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia is one of them and will discuss why this is the year of the designer founder.

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