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Charles Adler

Founder of Kickstarter
Charles Adler is a Kickstarter co-founder and from 2007 to 2013 served as its Head of Design. Prior to Kickstarter, Mr. Adler founded the online art publication Subsystence as well as Source-ID, an independent interaction design studio. He’s a designer, a National Design Awards Juror, and named one of 2013’s “top disruptors in business” by Forbes Magazine. As a technologist and entrepreneur Charles is driven to empower creative people, refactor education toward learning, and protect our environment.