is a collective of designers, engineers, and artists that helps reform and realign industries by backing transformative founders.

About Airfoil

In 2019, we launched Airfoil with the goal of building a more founder-friendly design agency. 90+ projects later, we're now a team of 70 in Toronto, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, Amsterdam, and remote working together to help industry-shaping ideas in the future of commerce, work, education, and more take flight.

If you love your craft, we'd love to have you join us.


Phil Hedayatnia πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ‡°πŸ‡·

‍Founder & CEO

Previously co-founded and led product & growth at SolverIQ, a company using applied cognitive science and psychometrics to build holistic assessments for hiring/recruiting.
Also: Senior Product Designer at, 1st design hire at TrustedFor (YC S19), Member at South Park Commons, Growth PM at Neighborly.

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Min Kim πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡°πŸ‡·

Head of Design & GM, Airfoil Studio

Min previously led product design at Rogers, the largest telecommunications company in Canada, and held senior design roles at cryptocurrency startup Xapo, enterprise software startup Motoinsight, and HR tech startup PostBeyond. Min studied Industrial and Product Design at Korea University and Interaction Design at George Brown College.

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Amal Mulaomerovic πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡§πŸ‡¦

‍Head of Operations & GM, Airfoil Ventures

Amal previously worked in operations at On Deck; invested in San Francisco, Seoul and Dubai startups at Rising Tide Ventures; helped found Womentum, one of the first accelerators for female-led startups in the Middle East/North Africa region; and worked in BD at fintech accelerator Finleap in Berlin.

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Steven Miller πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡°πŸ‡·

‍Growth Partner

Worked in growth at Instacart, coordinated growth marketing at Birdies (a slipper shoe startup backed by Norwest, Slow and Forerunner Ventures), managed Sunbasket's social campaigns across Facebook and Instagram channels and co-founded (Techstars '18/Allen Institute for AI), a company that used AI and spectral technology to help F500 food & beverage companies increase the sustainability of their agricultural supply chains.

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Hwanghah Jeong πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³πŸ‡°πŸ‡·

‍Design Partner, China

Led Chinese localization projects for Airbnb as an Experience Designer in the San Francisco office. Previously was a Design Fellow at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, UX Designer at Google, and graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Hwanghah has also received the Red Dot Award, was a SXSW Interaction Award Finalist, was a 2017 UX Design Award winner and was named one of the 6 most influential women in UX by Invision.


Susie Kim πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡°πŸ‡·

‍Design Partner, Fintech

Co-founded & led brand strategies and product design at Pluto Money (Techstars ’18), the first mobile banking platform for Gen Z featured in Apple’s β€œApp of the Day” and β€œNew Apps We Love”. Previously launched a coffee franchise in Korea, crafted brand for 2 startups, 2 international-scale hackathons, and 7 e-commerce companies.

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