Marcos Weskamp is a product designer with skills and expertise in both Design and Technology.
Born in Argentina, Marcos studied design in Japan, and is a recent transplant to Silicon Valley. He designs and codes and believes that design and engineering should be concurrent processes in order to produce solid, simple products.
In 2013, Marcos was named one of the "Top 75 Designers in Technology" by Business Insider. In 2011 he was named #42 among the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company. He has also been featured in the pages of Creativity, Web Designing and Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Marcos has received awards from the Society of Publication Designers, ARS Electronica for Newsmap and FITC. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the O.K. Center for Contemporary Art in Linz, Austria; the 12th International Festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Arts in Barcelona, Spain; the 11th International Festival of Computer Arts in Maribor, Slovenia; and the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
Head of Design
Mar 8, 2010 - Current (over 6 years)
|Sep 30, 2013|
|Nov 20, 2012||Gigaom - Kleiner Perkins adds Design Fellows program to promote design in technology|
|Nov 20, 2012||TechCrunch - Kleiner Perkins Launches Design Fellows Program To Match Talented Designers With Portfolio Companies|
|Jun 5, 2012||Mashable - Flipboard: Behind Mobile's Most Beautiful Newsreading Magazine|
|May 18, 2011||Fast Company - 42. Marcos Weskamp|
|Apr 8, 2010||Wired News - The computational aesthetics scene|