Charles Adler

My work as a designer, technologist and entrepreneur is driven to empower creative people, reframe education toward learning, and protect our environment.

I'm a co-founder of Kickstarter, founder of the online art journal Subsystence as well as Source-ID, an independent interaction design studio. My first fascination was art & architecture, followed by engineering which led to stumbling across the internet and web in 1994. I've been interested in designing products for people ever since.

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talks

From time to time I participate as a speaker at events big and small around the world. You can see a select few here. The fine folks at Chartwell manage my participation for all events globally. For enquiries please email talks@charles-adler.com.

  • Hy! Berlin — Germany — Mar 2014
  • Wavelength Connect — England — Mar 2014
  • The Power of Progressive Education — USA — Jan 2014
  • Pioneers Festival — Austria — Oct 2013
  • Hy! Berlin — Germany — Jun 2013
  • Sessions — USA — Apr 2013
  • Harvard x Design — USA — Jan 2013
  • Build Conference — Ireland — Nov 2012
  • Geekend — USA — Nov 2012
  • ICON7 — USA — Jun 2012
  • SEGD Conference — USA — Jun 2012
  • the future of risk — USA — Mar 2012
  • Design Research Conference — USA — Oct 2011
  • Mind the product — England — Apr 2011
  • Greenville Grok — USA — Feb 2011