Jared Schiffman is the the CEO & Founder of Perch Interactive along with being the Founder and Principal of Potion, an interactive design and technology firm founded in 2005. Jared has worked at the intersection of design, computer science and education for over two decades. His work fuses the physical world with the digital world and plays with relationship between the two. Jared's work at Potion has been twice honored as a National Design Award finalist. Jared has taught courses at Parsons and NYU, and prior to founding Potion, at the Gate’s funded High Tech High in San Diego. He holds an SB in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT and a Masters in Media Arts & Sciences from the MIT Media Lab.