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Gary Chou is the founder of Orbital, a home for developing and launching new ideas, and Faculty at School of Visual Arts MFA in Interaction Design program where he co-teaches Entrepreneurial Design with Christina Xu.

Previously, Gary worked at Union Square Ventures where he created the USV Network. He advises Austin Center for Design, which exists to transform society through design and design education; and Venture for America, which seeks to revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship.

As an active supporter of independent creators, he has executive produced two award-winning films and backed numerous Kickstarter projects.

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