Samia Saleem, by way of New York, resides in Los Angeles with the thrill of an endless summer after having her fair share of treacherous winters. She is a User Experience Designer with a focus on doing work for start-ups from bootstrapping no-namers to well-established accelerator and investment-backed companies. She has worked for outfits such as Cuban Council, TechStars NYC, Moveline, Tonx now BlueBottle, Sesame Street and Fiverr to name a few. In a previous life, Samia’s work consisted of highly visual interactive design and motion graphic work at various design and ad agencies, including running her own design studio and co-founding a social-mapping based start-up. An entrepreneur at heart, Samia currently finds herself happy in Los Angeles for a needed change of creative lifestyle in a new environment although she still loves and misses the hustles and bustles of her beloved, New York City.