Lee-Sean Huang is a cofounder and creative director of Foossa, a community-centered design consultancy. His practice incorporates storytelling, user experience, and service design to build more inclusive, participatory, and resilient communities. His work ranges from redesigning the experience of employee health and wellness at a Fortune 500 corporation to helping agencies of the United Nations better manage their institutional knowledge and refresh their public stories in changing times. He has taught senior organizers of the Service Employees International Union ways to rethink labor organizing in a networked age, advised a major social network on the multiple and shifting meanings of friendship, and conducted research supported by the European Union to build tools to scale online citizen debate and deliberation.
He is currently a researcher and head of community for an upcoming book by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms about new power in business, media and politics, scheduled for publication by Penguin Random House in 2017. Lee-Sean holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Harvard and a master’s degree from ITP, the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. He serves as president of the ITP alumni association and as a trustee of the Awesome Foundation New York.