Gentry Underwood

Gentry Underwood is a designer and entrepreneur who has a passion for creating simple products that help people work together. He co-founded Mailbox, now a part of Dropbox, where he continues to build the mobile inbox that puts email in its place. Before Mailbox, Gentry led IDEO’s Knowledge Sharing domain and the creation of IDEO’s TUBE, an award-winning social intranet.

Gentry has a BS in human-computer interaction from Stanford University, a MA in psychology from Santa Clara University, and a MS in anthropology and community development from Vanderbilt University.

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  • Why No One Has Tamed Email

    Why No One Has Tamed Email

    Bio: Gentry Underwood is a software designer and CEO of Orchestra, which recently announced work on a mobile email app called Mailbox. You can find him on Twitter at @gentry. We are awash in email. Everyone complains about email. We feel inundated. Overwhelmed. Out of control. Lately there’s been quite a lot of talk about what to do about it. Jordan Crook hates it, MG Siegler tried… Read More