Shortlist Judge

Melvina Kuroiwa Wong


Melvina is a Senior Product Designer currently at Google. Previously, she was a designer/art director/UX designer at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA, Google Store (, Intuit, and Beats by Dre. Prior to that, she worked in commercials, motion graphics, post production, agencies, and VFX for 7 years in Los Angeles and Richmond, VA. Some of her clients and companies worked at include 72andSunny, The Martin Agency, Dailey Advertising, Moving Picture Company, The Mill, Method/Deluxe, Disney, DirecTV, Imaginary Forces, Psyop, Superfad, Logan, and Brand New School.

In the future, Melvina hopes to use her skill to help climate change, green renewables, and the transmission of water from places in oversupply to places in need/drought.