The Duct Tape Solution

Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia is a multidisciplinary designer, creative entrepreneur, and global explorer. He is the cofounder and chief product officer of Airbnb, which began in 2008, born of the need to pay his rent. Gebbia’s work spans industrial design, print, and digital experiences. With an eye for simplicity and an appreciation of craft, he leads his team in creating eminently marketable products. The results are cutting-edge yet useful tools that impact the user’s experience from the moment of online contact to the end of their physical stays in Airbnb listings around the world.