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Carolyn Farino

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Sr. Director of UX; Strategist; Software Designer & Architect (Founder, Consultant), Digerati Design.

Sr. Director of UX; Strategist; Software Designer & Architect (Founder, Consultant), Digerati Design.

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Product
  • UI/Design

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product
  • • UI/Design

Involved In


Digerati Design
Digerati Design


NYU Langone Medical Center
Minor Ventures

Side Projects

Oculus Launchpad


Director of UX Strategy & Creative SocialCare by Health Symmetric Inc September 2012 - November 2013
Experience Director (Founder, Consultant) Digerati Design January 1994 - present
Sr. Director of UX (Founder, Consultant) Digerati Design January 1994 - present
Oculus VR LaunchPad: Experience Design & Content Creator Oculus VR May 2016 - present
Sr. Director of User Experience & Creative Meta Co. July 2014 - August 2015
Director of UX Strategy & Creative Health Symmetric September 2012 - November 2013
Director of User Experience BLITZ March 2008 - December 2008
Sr. Information Architect & UX Lead SK+G Advertising May 2007 - March 2008
Art Director & User Experience Designer Microsoft Corp January 1997 - August 2005
Designer, Art Director marchFIRST, USWeb CKS 1999 - 2001
Senior Visual Designer Multicom Publishing, Inc. 1994 - 1997


California State University-Chico Visual Communications 1990 - 1992
California State University, Fresno Journalism, Commercial Art & Advertising 1986 - 1990

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Military
  • • Aerospace
  • • DoD
  • • Federal-Silicon Valley partnerships
  • • DIUx
  • • DARPA
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Games
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • On-Demand
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Design • Prototyping • Augmented reality • Proof of concept • Creative Direction • Strategy • User Experience Design • Virtual Reality • Software Architecture • Holographic UI • UX Specialist • FUI

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Anna Farr
We worked together  •  COO, Leviathan Games. Previously Producer, Knowledge Anywhere. University of California, Davis grad.
Carolyn is a great communicator and does really well at finding the right people to fill needs that she's had at other companies -- in my ex ... perience knowing what you need to find is a critical skill for entrepreneurs.
Caesar Filori
We worked together  •  Technical Program Manager, Nike. Previously Producer, Microsoft Studios, Microsoft.
Carolyn is one of the most creative and knowledgable minds in the design and UX space. She's created her own business and worked out countle ... ss consulting and hands-on projects across various mediums with an amazing outcomes. Highly resourceful with an amazing network, she has traversed a diverse digital landscape and excelled.
Julio Garcia MD
We worked together  •  VIce-Chairman of International Fellwshop Program, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Northwestern grad.
he has done projects for me in the past and the product has always been exceptional, finished early and of the highest quality. She has visi ... on, talent and is a perfectionist in her project completion. I would wholeheartedly recommend her in all ways
Devin Silberfein
We worked together  •  Founder / Executive Director, Five & Done and Director of Business Operations, Muse Market Events. Boston grad.
She has the experience and drive

Soren Harner
Vice President of Engineering, meta Company (formerly meta, LLC)1 and Advisory Board Member, Testivate. Stanford grad.
Soren is a very thoughtful leader, and is very experienced in articulating a wide-reaching vision. He's inclusive and trusts his senior staf ... f, making for a very collaborative and productive environment. He's resourceful and fearless. A great partner.

Adam Shames
Head of Strategic Partnerships, meta Company (formerly meta, LLC) meta Company.
Adam is an absolute firehose of relevant and timely data and intel, a tireless resource of current competitive research and bottomless fount ... ain of ideas. He's a fast talker and thinker, so buckle up! He's also very collaborative and open, loves brainstorming and is a great facilitator of prototyping to get those ideas vetted and validated.

Caesar Filori
Technical Program Manager, Nike. Previously Producer, Microsoft Studios, Microsoft.
Caesar is one of the most talented, engaging "people" persons I've ever met. He has a great balance of deep tech knowledge and experience co ... upled with smart business savvy (along with an astounding, innate musical talent). He groks your vision but he also isn't afraid to challenge, explore, extrapolate and build upon what you thought was the answer. Anyone who spends time with Caesar can verify... once you know him, he's one of the special ones you keep for life.

Anna Farr
COO, Leviathan Games. Previously Producer, Knowledge Anywhere. University of California, Davis grad.
Anna is an absolute consummate professional, completely in command of her tightly run ship. Her brilliant sharp wit and wild sarcasm keep yo ... u on your toes. I'm always looking for more opportunities to work with Anna. She has my complete trust and great respect. Priceless.

Stefano Baldassi
We worked together  •  Director of User Research, Meta Co.. Previously Head of Perceptual Interactions and User Research, Meta Co..
Stefano made a notable impression upon me at our first meeting and continued to impress throughout our collaboration on Meta's user experien ... ce and research development. He is an incredibly experienced, professional researcher (naturally, given he was an instructor at Stanford and advisor to NASA), while also being very inclusive and open to absorbing new and nuanced aspects of other disciplines. It was my great fortune to have met and worked with Stefano. He's an incredible human. Deep respect and admiration for him.