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01. I want to find a job that I love. Things I already love: designing innovative products, empowering people, and improving the world.
02.   Apple, Inc. 01/19 - present
Product Design Lead: iWork, Siri (AI/ML)

I lead projects that enhance the user experience of Apple's productivity apps, across Mac, iOS, and Web. Formerly the Directly Responsible Individual for the design of Siri Studio, a suite of tools enabling designers, writers, and machine learning engineers to work together on Siri experiences.

PullString, Inc. 01/18 - 01/19
Head of Design

PullString enabled brands and their agencies to design rich, compelling and human conversations with the technology that surrounds us. Entrusted with the ground-up design of our flagship product, I worked in close collaboration with our Product and Engineering leadership to meet customer needs. In addition to being hands on in every aspect of the development process, I managed our design resources.

AlphaSense, Inc. 06/15 - 05/17
Director of Design

AlphaSense is the leader in intelligent search for the financial industry, with products for desktop and mobile. As Head of Design I participated in every aspect of the product development process, working closely with our product managers, developers, and executives to deliver on our vision. In addition to personally creating strategy, detailed interaction/visual design and product specifications, I built and managed our design team.

Entangled Ventures 03/14 - 05/15
Vice President of Design

Entangled Ventures builds and invests in companies in educational technology. I supported our various portfolio companies by acting as their Head of Design—consulting into their product design, development, research, and hiring processes.


Daniel Kuo Consulting 04/10 - 01/19
Independent Consultant

Huge 01/13 - 05/13
Experience Director

Thomson Reuters 05/12 - 01/13
Senior Director of User Experience

Cooper 01/05 - 03/10
Senior Design Consultant

Adspace Networks Inc. 04/03 - 12/04
Motion Graphics Designer

Nanz Inc. 12/01 - 10/02
Lead Designer




I am a design leader with over 15 years experience creating digital products. I come from a background in visual design & branding, but my core strength is working in a hybrid visual-interaction role.

I have led design and branding efforts—as both a consultant and on in-house teams—over a wide range of products, including: wearables, mobile, medical, financial, enterprise, and consumer. My print experience includes magazine ads, environmental graphics, and book design.

I have experience managing clients, building teams, supporting development, and mentoring design staff. I also have teaching experience in a university environment.

I trained as a photographer and have worked with small, medium, and large formats, in both film and digital systems.




Carnegie Mellon University / School of Design
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Class of 2001
BFA Communication Design, minor in Photography

Stuyvesant High School
New York, New York
Class of 1997


DANIEL KUO 1482 23rd Avenue  San Francisco, CA 94122 / 415-298-8158 /