As Intersection’s director of design, Paul McConnell has helped build an integrated practice of strategists, interaction designers, and visual designers. Paul has led efforts for a range of projects, including web applications, products, services, and spaces. His clients and employers have included startups, universities, corporations, cultural institutions, and government agencies. Paul is an alum of Pratt Institute and continues to lecture in Pratt’s Design Management program and SVA’s Interaction Design program. In addition, Paul serves as a founding advisor and curriculum developer for the Urban Assembly Maker Academy, New York City's first public high school for design and technology.