Julian Scaff is an educator, designer, filmmaker, electronic musician and media artist. A native of California, he has been a professional designer for more than 20 years working for many tech companies and non-profits. Over the last decade Julian has taught at universities in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. He is the author of two artist books, has published numerous articles on design and sustainability, and has exhibited his art and design work in exhibitions internationally. He has an MFA in Art from the Dutch Art Institute, an MA in Film and Television from UCLA, and a BA in Media Studies from Pitzer College. In 2015 Julian was a featured TEDx speaker at TEDxCrenshaw in Los Angeles. He currently teaches UX Design at General Assembly in Los Angeles, is Chief Creative Officer at the tech startup Designing Nation, and serves as Creative Director for the non-profit organization Blue Planet United.