Joseph Gruenbaum, Academic Director
Joe Gruenbaum is interested in how human beings create, interact with, and are shaped by technology and data.
A 2016 philosophy graduate of Georgetown, he currently works as a database trainer and web developer at the universitys Office of Advancement. In his free time, he likes creating art with code, playing chess, and watching Lionel Messi compose symphonies on the soccer pitch.
Duane Rollins, Capstone Director
Duane Rollins is an UX Design and Product Strategy consultant at 18F where he helps federal agencies adopt modern approaches to managing and delivering digital services.
He is also the co-founder of STEMLY, a nonprofit organization that advocates for high quality STEM education with the goal of getting more underrepresented individuals into STEM fields. Prior to joining 18F, he worked at Threespot helping social impact organizations such as Harvard Business School, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation rethink how digital mediums could better serve users and business objectives. His passion for education led him to teach user experience design at General Assembly and he sits on the board of the Washington Leadership Academy Public Charter School.