Backstage | Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter

Ian Spalter is head of design at Instagram, where he leads the team responsible for all things design, ranging from cross-platform app experiences to brand and identity. He was previously a senior UX manager at YouTube, and prior to that, director of UX and design at Foursquare. Spalter also spent four years at R/GA where he oversaw design development projects such as the Nike+ FuelBand and Nike Running, Basketball, and Training products. Born and raised in New Rochelle, New York, he graduated from Hampshire College.