Distrupt Our Relationship With Images

2016
DO WALES

Running Time
17m 49s


 

Matt Hackett
Co-founder & CTO of Beme

Website
@mhkt

"Change our relationship with images, so that were thinking about them more critically. Rather than simply let them guide every decision in our lives, we're actually interacting with them, asking important questions about them and actually stopping this flat."

Matt Hackett is cofounder and CTO of Beme, a video platform launched in summer 2015 that aims to bring honesty and empathy back to social media. Previously, he was was VP Engineering at Tumblr, joining when the whole team fit around a lunch table and seeing it grow to a passionate global audience of 150 million. Most recently before Beme, Matt was a Hacker-in-Residence at betaworks. He is also currently a Part-Time Partner at Notation Capital and advisor to startups such as Giphy and to.be. He writes on tech, philosophy, and design here.

 
 

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