Steve is a designer, product strategist, and social activist.
As Design Manager at Airbnb, Steve led a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, designers, content strategists, and program managers. He was instrumental in the launch of Airbnb for Work — Airbnb’s first B2B offering and fastest growing new business — as well as Airbnb Experiences, Payments, and more.
Prior to Airbnb, Steve was a Creative Director at Frog Design. There he led research and design for clients including Disney, Verizon, Chase, Westfield, and more.
In 2005, Steve cofounded Switchboard, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provided free calling, texting, and collaboration services to physicians in developing countries. Switchboard was acquired by Intrahealth in January 2015.
Steve has also taught as an Adjunct Instructor at Carnegie Mellon, where he focused on the practical side of Service Design in a studio course setting.
Steve is passionate about humanity-centered design and building products, platforms, and services that enrich our lives responsibly.