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Josh Brewer (he/him)

General Partner, Enjoy the Work

Prior to joining Enjoy the Work, I designed and built products used by millions of people around the world. I brought real-time activity streams and social communication to the Enterprise at Socialcast (acquired by VMware in 2011). As Principal Designer at Twitter, I helped lead the design of key initiatives across the platform. My unique perspective and experience led Fast Company to recognize me as one of “fifty designers shaping the future of design.”
After Twitter, I founded Habitat, an incubator focused on bringing great designers and developers together and de-risking early-stage exploration. Habitat launched two companies: Awesome.ai, one of Slack’s initial ecosystem investments, and Abstract, a design workflow management platform where I served as co-founder, CEO, and Executive Chairman. Adobe acquired Abstract's second product "Notebooks" and we sold Abstract's original product, "Versions," to Tiny Capital.
Beyond founding companies, I've shared my journey and lessons by co-authoring 52weeksofux.com and speaking at conferences around the world. I am a vocal advocate for Design Leadership, speaking about the challenges of building Design-led companies and products at scale. I continue to advise and invest in startups and founders doing new and brilliant work, offering my experience to guide the next generation of entrepreneurs.


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