Andrew revisits his roots in Japan and reflects on the mental models that have influenced his product design journey at companies like Notion and Palantir. He’ll share practical frameworks and stories to help simplify decision-making and provide a behind-the-scenes look at his design process. Join Andrew as he discusses how embracing these mental models can add rigor to your design process.
Andrew is a product designer building tools for thought at Notion. Prior to Notion, Andrew built mission-critical enterprise tools at Palantir and was an early designer at Acorns, a mobile investing app. When not designing, he can be found dabbling with architecture photography, playing basketball, or exploring a new city.He lives in Brooklyn, NY by way of London, California, Japan, and South Korea.