Gideon Goldin is interested in psychophysical and historical aspects of design, from pre-industrial furniture to AI-driven software.

He earned his PhD in Cognitive Science and MA in Human-Computer Interaction at Brown. He now lives in Cambridge, MA and works on the design of technical tools -- currently heading design at Tamr (an MIT-born data science company).

He served as advisor to Empirical (another MIT spinoff; acquired by Tableau), Sigma Surgical, and as a consultant for various projects at Area 120 (Google), Stack Education, Praetorian, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Sally Mann. He’s given talks and courses at Brown, Bentley University, MIT, UMass Dartmouth, and the Startup Institute, and has created two independent apps (SpaceTimer and ThoughtLog). Resume.