Ballio Chan is a designer, ping pong fanatic, and food enthusiast. He grew up in Hong Kong; then moved to America to earn a BA in advertising at Pepperdine University. Prior to joining Automattic, he was a creative director in an digital ad agency—creating campaigns for major brands. Currently, he is a marketing designer connecting the dots between design, computation, and branding for WordPress.com. You can currently find him working out of his home in Austin, TX with his wife and two children.