Doug Bowman is an influential designer whose creations, leadership, and strong convictions have pushed him to the forefront of modern design. Doug has spent most of his career leading design at top tech companies, including Wired and Google. In 2009, he jumped on an opportunity to join Twitter as Creative Director, where he started its Design team from scratch. For five years, Doug guided Twitter’s Product Design and Marketing Design teams, passionately influencing the direction of the service’s brand and overall user experience. With the help of an amazing team, he literally changed the world, one hundred and forty characters at a time. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, two daughters, and one obnoxiously misbehaving dog named Jackson.