J.D. Hollis is a designer and strategist interested in the sometimes messy intersections of networked technologies and the physical world. He has been programming since the age of six in a variety of languages and environments. J.D. has deep experience in crafting software, however he brings to his work an understanding of the larger context in which products and services are made and how to balance the forces present at all scales.
J.D. is currently technical director at Shift Lab and a principal at near/far. He is based in New York City. You can also find him on Twitter and Flickr.