Alex Gao

Industrial Designer

Alex joined Whipsaw as an industrial designer in 2022. Before Whipsaw, Alex worked for start-ups and small boutique design studios in the Bay Area. She loves working with creative people and helping mission-driven brands turn their visions into reality.  

With a hybrid background in art and design, she is fascinated by exploring and refining ideas through iterative prototyping. She graduated with a B.F.A. in Industrial Design from California College of the Arts in 2017, and a Master’s in Industrial Design from the Academy of Art University in 2020. 

In her spare time, she enjoys outside activities such as motor touring, camping, hiking, and yoga.