Kristen Taylor

Founder of, a geolocative mobile application launched in September 2010 to help friends hide and find real gifts for each other.

Editor and founder of Saucy Magazine, a new food + story quarterly publication.

Adjunct professor at NYU’s graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)

Drinker of raw milk.

Kristen consults with companies and organizations to strengthen communities and storytelling around their work; her clients include BBC America, Al Jazeera International, Roadtrip Nation, Global Voices, and foursquare.

Previously, she has worked at PopTech, PBS, the Knight Foundation, the University of Virginia, the Lineberger Cancer Center, and EuroRSCG.

Her food photography is widely published online, and her doctoral research maps local currency, shelter, and food to network vibrancy and tolerance.