Joanne Cheung is a Lecturer at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University and the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Her work focuses on the political economy of digital "public space". She previously served as a Director at the global design firm IDEO, leading its Racial Justice Impact Fund and a portfolio of public interest design projects with partners including Project Drawdown, City of San José Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Knight Foundation, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Her work has been exhibited internationally and featured in Wallpaper, Wired, Fast Company, and the New York Times Magazine. She lives and works in Berkeley, California.