Hello! I'm Corey Gwin.

Me (Hippie)

I got a degree in mechanical engineering, studied human-computer interaction in grad school, and then worked as an aerospace engineer before finally taking a leap into the startup world to find my home in product creating fun and useful cognitive tools for others otherwise known as software.

I've had a blast designing, developing, and consulting for all sorts of Internet-powered products for over a decade both independently and with local and remote teams of all sizes. I spent seven years as a product manager helping grow an early-stage startup into a profitable company.

I also built Blurt — a writing app to help you write — which later joined Block.one.

From concept to launch through growth to viability, I identify the right problems in need of solutions and then make them happen.

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My Stuff

Blurt

2018

A writing app to help you write.

Product Hunt's Product of the Day and nominated Favorite Lifehack Product of 2018.

Interactive product-marketing page to help SeatGeek launch their new products.

The smart, stylish, and secure bag for your cannabis.

Product roadmapping, wireframes, and website and app development for inbound marketing.

A new way to discover, share, and finish your creative projects.

Developed chatbot (Otis) for managing Futureland projects in Slack.

A tool for brain health and mental well-being.

Logo and web design, product wireframes, requirements and development.

Interviews with entrepreneurs and creatives sharing the importance of writing to their craft.

Edit your tweets, sort of.

Covfefe is a Chrome web extension that let's you edit and undo your tweets.

Typing in virtual reality is tough when you can't see your hands or the keyboard.

So how do you do it?

The Virtual Keyboard was a quick exploration into seeing what it would take to bring our beloved keyboard into VR. Created the true scale, 3D model. Designed a custom 3D printed mount for a Leap Motion and Vive Tracker and then mounted it all on a physical keyboard to type away.

Epic

2017

Epic lets you create titled collections of photos and videos that never disappear. Epics.

Kind of like Snapchat and Instagram stories except they're permanent and you can have multiple. A sort of Pintrest for life.

Collaboration with the amazing Bryan Sleiter.

Poof

2016

Upload a file. Share its link. Once accessed, it's gone.

BlindWrite is a writing tool to help jumpstart writing by blurring what you type as you write so you can get your ideas out without self-editing them.

A YouTube series interviewing inspiring startup founders making their big ideas a reality. Featured guests include Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt / Weekend Fund and Joel Gascoigne of Buffer.

Pokki

2012

Pokki is a free extension I help build at SweetLabs, Inc.. Provided an app-like interface for Windows computers (if you can imagine a time before the Windows Store).

Generated $60M+ in revenue and grew to 60M+ users worldwide enabling SweetLabs to attain partnerships with the world’s top mobile and PC device manufacturers including Lenovo, Huawei, Acer, HP, and Toshiba.

Buskly

2011

Buskly is an online stage for talented people to broadcast and connect with their audience in realtime. I pitched the idea at Startup Weekend San Diego where it went on to win second place.

Video chronicling my first prototype of a vibrotactile feedback sensing system I call Touchsee. Touchsee utilizes Micrsoft's Kinect, an Arduino, and Daniel Shiffman's Kinect library for Processing. The aim of a VFSS is to enhance an agent's perception of body schema in tool use where the agent's own senses are occluded by use of the tool itself.

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