I'm Duane Wilson, a Designer, Developer & Product Manager based in Sacramento, CA.


Startup Here

I invest a small amount of money and a large amount of time for equity in a number of early stage companies each year.

Let me know about the problem you are solving and how I can help!

Let's Work Together

I'm looking for Product Leadership roles at medium to large companies who are interested in building, or growing, a modern products practice steeped in Innovation & Design Thinking.


Design & Products at Founder, Inc.

Founder Academy is a 10-week, hands-on, mentor driven, intensive launch program designed to take an idea to market or relaunch an existing product with market traction focused on an Innovation Thinking course where we look for 10x better outcomes for founders, investors, users, and society. Our parallel track is focused on CivicTech and using Innovation Thinking in services that help people and governments be more awesome.

We provide access to mentors and service providers as well as host events and provide education to diverse founders IRL and online.