Alexis is a product design and innovation leader who has spent her career designing experiences for reading and writing on the internet. She is currently the VP of Product Design at Medium and has previously led design and innovation work at The New York Times R&D Lab, Axios, and Automattic. She co-leads the Ethical Futures Lab and has a deep curiosity about how humans and machines co-evolve with one another.

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Articles & Talks

The 2020 Vision of Data Journalism

The Paley Center for Media

Dialogues, Not Dialogs

O'Reilly Design Conference

Networked Material

Future Everything

Object Narratives

Future of Storytelling

Projects

A meditation on the open web

Exploring the internet beyond platforms

Product Experience Playbook

Principles and best practices for product design

Eden

Axios's elegant writing and publishing platform

Axios

Innovative mobile / web experience for news

Editor

An experimental text editor for micro-tagging

Listening Table

Augmented table that listens to the conversations around it

Object Record

Exploring the narrative potential of connected objects

Lazarus

Revitalizing The New York Times photo archive

Kepler

Semantic network visualization of New York Times topics

Julia

Environmental computing interactions in the kitchen

Compendium

Clip, annotate, collect and share New York Times content

Chronicle

Tracking historical usage of language

Mirror

Ambient information display in the home

News.me

Personalized, social news reader

Custom Times

Multi-platform news reading experiences