The Whitespace community consists of world-class designers, engineers and entrepreneurs who provide mentorship, guidance, and connection throughout the program and beyond.

You'll interact through talks, critiques, and the occasional happy hour.

Aaron Schyndel

Head of Design / Yammer

Alina Senderzon

Product Design Lead / Quartzy

Andrew Johnson

Brand & Design / Good Eggs

Andrew Liebchen

Product Designer / Facebook

Ashley Einspahr

Product Designer / Palantir

Bona Kim

Product Design Lead / Smule

Brian Lovin

Co-founder / Design Details

Chetana Deorah

Head of Design / Scribd

Craig Gephart

Head of Design / Alloy

Darren Chan

Product Designer / LoadDocs

David Molanphy

Creative Director / Perspective

Davy Fung

UX Designer / GoodReads

Deny Khoung

Founder / Whitespace

Derek Kohn

Product Design Manager / Linkedin

Frank Yoo

Director of UX & Product Design / Lyft

Hana Kim

Senior UX Designer / Addepar

Heather Phillips

Design Manager / DesignerFund

Jessica Stanell

UX instructor / Whitespace

Jihee Kim

UI/UX Instructor / Whitespace

Jingxi Li

Director of UX / Smule

Joe Lonsdale

Founder / 8VC, Whitespace Advisor

Joey Cordes

User Experience Designer / Kinsa Health

Jonathan Tsai

Engineering Lead / Iterable

Joshua Taylor

Director of Design / Credit Karma

Katherina Nguyen

Program Advisor / Whitespace

Kevin Leung

VP of Engineering / Zanbato

Mary Wharmby

Head of Design Strategy / BBVA

Michael Hu

Product Designer / Uber

Morgan Eisler

Lead UX Researcher / Okta

Noah Levin

Design Manager / ClassPass

Pablo Stanley

Lead Designer / Carbon Health

Ryan Koziel

Product Designer / Uber

Sarah Harrison

Lead Instructor / Whitespace

Stacy All

UX Researcher & Designer / Walmart Labs

Tiffany Lau

UX Designer / Medallia

Tim Van Damme

Designer / Abstract

Ugur Kaner

Head of Design / Memebox

Vivian Khoung

Director of Operations / Whitespace

Vivian Urata

UX Designer / LinkedIn

Xander Pollock

Product Designer / Formerly at Google