Author Bio

Blake Williford

Blake Williford is a designer and specialist in educational technology. He recieved his bachelors in Industrial Design and masters in Human-Computer Interaction from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from Texas A&M University where he specialized in educational interfaces leveraging artificial intelligence to provide automated feedback to students.

In his career he has been a prolific freelance designer, working with more than 50 companies to generate design solutions including branding, websites, and apps. He has also innovated for two of the world's most renowned computer science R&D labs - Microsoft Research and Adobe Research. Currently he leads design at Polygence, where he is collaborating to create a world-class passion project management and creation experience for students and mentors.