Sean Blanda

Sean is the Editor-in-Chief and Director of 99U. He is also a co-founder of Technically Philly and Philly Tech Week. Email him: or find him on Twitter: @SeanBlanda.

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Sasha VanHoven

Sasha is the Associate Editor of 99U. You can watch her tweet here.

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Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky is Adobe's Vice President of Community and Co-Founder & Head of Behance, the leading online platform for creatives to showcase and discover creative work. Scott has been called one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business" by Fast Company, and is the author of the bestselling book, Making Ideas Happen.

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John Refano

John is a developer at Behance. He is also an active musician, dog owner, cat person, and instigator.

Eric Snowden

Eric is a Sr. Designer and the Head of Mobile at Behance and led the redesign. Prior to joining Behance he built an interactive design and development team at Atlantic Records and taught part time at Parsons School of Design. He would love for you to follow him on Twitter or visit his personal website.

Oscar Ramos Orozco

In addition to illustrating the tips and articles for 99U, Oscar leads project curation for the Behance Network and Served Sites. He is also a practicing industrial and graphic designer. Prior to joining the Behance team, Oscar studied Philosophy and Art History at university, engaged in some entrepreneurial adventures, and spent seven years sailing around the world.

Tanner Christensen

Tanner is a digital producer who makes things to help creatives do more of what they love. Follow him on Twitter or learn more on his personal site:

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Scott McDowell

Scott McDowell is a strategy consultant and a coach to new managers & first-time leaders. He wrote New Manager Handbook to help leaders in transition panic lessHe also hosts a radio show called The Long Rally on WFMU.

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Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Elizabeth Grace Saunders is the founder of Real Life E Time Coaching & Training and author of The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success With Less Stress and How to Invest Your Time Like Money. Find out how you can accomplish more with peace and confidence at

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Christian Jarrett

Dr. Christian Jarrett seeks out exciting new research and showcases its relevance for life. A psychologist turned writer, he’s editor of the British Psychological Society's Research Digest blogcontributor to WIRED, author of The Rough Guide to Psychology and Great Myths of the Brain. On Twitter @Psych_Writer.

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Heidi Grant Halvorson

Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, of Columbia’s Motivation Science Center, is an author and speaker.  In Succeed, she revealed surprising science-based strategies we can use to reach goals.  Her new book is Focus:  Using Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence. posts by Heidi →

David Burkus

David Burkus is assistant professor of management at the College of Business at Oral Roberts University, where he teaches courses on creativity, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior. He is the author of The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas. posts by David →

Jenn Godbout

Jenn is the Associate Director of Partnerships for Behance, working with clients like Pantone, AOL, RISD and Wacom. Prior to joining Behance, Jenn was the Sr. Marketing Manager for The Drake Hotel in Toronto. Say hello on Twitter

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Jake Cook

Jake Cook is an entrepreneur, professor, and writer. A co-founder at Tadpull, he also teaches Online and Social Media Marketing at Montana State University. He’s fascinated by the intersection of design, technology and creativity. Follow him at @jacobmcook. posts by Jake →

Paul Jun

Paul Jun is a writer and author. His latest book, Connect the Dots: Strategies and Meditations on Self-education, is available. His blog, Motivated Mastery, is where he connects the dots between subjects like mastery, philosophy, psychology, culture, self-awareness, and more.

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Lauren Bacon

Lauren is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, author, and business coach who asks a lot of questions – and enjoys inspiring curiosity in others. She welcomes inquiries, thought experiments and conversation on Twitter at @laurenbacon.

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Hamza Khan

Hamza Khan is the Co-Founder of Splash Effect and Editor of Year One. He tweets about hip hop, hustle and higher education. Learn more at

Stephanie Kaptein

Stephanie is an industrial designer specializing in residential lighting, corporate office furniture and consumer products. She is fascinated by the design process and slightly addicted to Pinterest.

Allison Stadd

Allison Stadd is a New York-based marketer, freelance blogger, and digital life coach. She's produced content, crafted social media strategy, and built online and offline communities for everything from small women-owned businesses to global brands.