J.D. Hollis is a designer and engineer with over 10 years experience leading cross-functional teams on projects for clients ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. He has been employee #1 at two successful technology companies, helping scale product, process and practice. J.D. has been programming since the age of 6 in a range of languages and environments, giving him the broad perspective necessary to align technical execution with strategic objectives.
J.D. is currently technical director at Shift Lab and a principal at near/far. He is based in Manhattan. You can also find him on Twitter and LinkedIn.