Worked with Emily Zhang on this project!


The best experiences in our lives are fleeting, only to be captured in fragmented recollections of the past. By creating a memory garden, users can capture their precious moments from their unique perspective and revisit them through a location-based notification system



The year passed by in a blur (just like the quality of this photo but I love it anyways). I remember back at the start of 2020, my friends and I crowded around in a tiny dorm room, sipping on wine and thinking about the future of sophomore year and…

I think being honest and vulnerable is a hard thing to do. It’s hard to be introspective, to realize that at the end of the day, we are all humans making our way in this world. I guess I was feeling sentimental and a bit emotional, but in honor of…

Understanding the history of distribution and how new technology is going to change it.

The travel, tourism, and hospitality industry has been extremely hard to define. With the growth of giants such as Airbnb and Expedia, which allow a one-stop shop for all your travel needs, it has become increasingly easier for individuals themselves to book their own trips, rather than using traditional methods…

Ivan Zhao

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