Zach is a D.C. based creative technologist with an affinity for hardware.
Hooha is a smart tampon dispenser created to insure that women’s restrooms never run out of tampons.
I led a small team in the design, engineering, and fabrication of multiple units. These fully functional prototypes were unveiled at SXSW 2019 and will eventually be installed in Huge offices around the globe.
Get lucky with Lyft and win a prize every time you pull the handle. My team designed, engineered, and fabricated this oversized slot machine for Lyft to take on a tour of college campuses around the US.
The P&G Innovation Box is an immersive story telling experience created to tell the story of Proctor & Gambles sustainability efforts across their major brands.
My team was responsible for the creation of the concept, 3D design, and engineering of the interactive hardware.
An aircraft inspired social media tracking tool for the airline industry. Turn the knob to your social network of choice, press go and see how your brand stacks up against the competition.
GE - Social Fridge
We took a 74 year-old refrigerator , filled it with beer, made it open on it own and connected it all to the internet. When 10 people checked in at the Social Fridge @ SXSW the door would unlock and swing open.
Lockheed Martin - Mars Bus
The Mars Bus Experience is an educational tool for schools and events to wield so that they may teach students about the surface of Mars. On the outside it looks like an average yellow school bus but inside it is jam packed with technology. The interior windows are covered with 84" transparent LCDs that display an accurately rendered Martian surface.
Winner of 19 Cannes Lions and now a permanent installation at the National Air and Space Museum.
When you have 18,000sq ft of office and anywhere from 3-6 dogs in it at any one time you need a way to keep track. We built an office wide tracking system that tied into Slack to keep an eye on all our furry friends.
The Great Xscape
Dell/EMC wanted a unique experience for visitors to DellEMC World 2017 in Las Vegas. We designed and built a fully networked and interactive challenge room that consisted of 3 large scale puzzles that would randomly generate solutions on each play-through.
Redd's - Apple Launcher
We built a full scale bar in a warehouse and connected it to the internet so that people could destroy it with 100mph fastballs.
VW - Rival Road
To highlight the rivalry between the turbocharged Volkswagen Golf GTI and Jetta GLI, we created Rival Road. An RC car live stream experience you could watch and interact with on Twitch.
Spongebob Skill Crane
We took a scratch-built skill crane, connected it to the internet, and allowed the world to try and win prizes.