Zack is passionate about building impactful products that leverage technology for social good, and has done so for over a decade. Most recently, he led a cross-functional team to deliver end-to-end development of the LRNG platform – seeded with $25M from the MacArthur Foundation to transform how youth access learning and connect to career pathways.
Equipped with expertise in consumer web, social enterprise, and platform strategy, he has worked with digital consulting firms Integral Interaction and Quor Studio to help organizations including Participant Media, American Express, Intel, Disney, Maker Media, Hewlett, and PG&E to create more compelling products, programs, and services. Prior, he played a pivotal role in the creation and development of USA Projects (now HatchFund), an innovative crowdfunding platform for America’s finest artists, resulting in over $12M raised to date.
He serves as an active board member for Music-COMP, as well as an advisor to COVO, Shakespeare Central, and the Artists Rights Coalition. Zack is also a fourth generation professional musician from a long line of classical composer / conductors, and has been involved in music and the arts his entire life. He received his Bachelor's degree in Jazz and Environmental Studies from Ithaca College in New York and currently lives in California where he actively performs and records.