Peter Cho is an Oakland-based design leader and practitioner. Currently, he works as the Head of Design at Pocket, a subsidiary of Mozilla. Previously he worked as a design lead at Medium, focusing on creator tools, monetization, and content efforts, as the UX lead on the Google ATAP team for Project Ara, and as VP of Design at Inkling, creating digital publishing and content delivery tools for publishers and corporations.

Cho holds a Master of Science degree from the MIT Media Lab, where his design research explored custom models for typography in time-based and reactive media, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the UCLA Design Media Arts department, where his work dealt with issues of language, writing, and meaning.

He has received honors for his work from Ars Electronica, Tokyo Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, ID Magazine, and Print Magazine. His work has been shown at the Telic Gallery, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Ars Electronica, Art Sonje, Seoul Arts Center, the Art Directors Club, and Cooper Union.

His interests include user experience, information design, electronic textuality, narrative, and mapping.


Writing on design, culture, technology, and media art

Teaching: Design courses and workshops