Violet Whitney is a Senior Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs.
She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, where she teaches urban data analytics and design courses. She co-founded A-Frame, an organization that advocates for collaborative and equitable approaches in building practice. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Violet created a humanitarian mapping project that geolocates civilian journalist YouTube videos for the Center for Spatial Research; led research and development of interactive and immersive environments at SOFTlab; and developed master plans and sustainability analytics tools as a LEED Specialist at SmithGroupJJR.
Violet holds a BSD in Architecture from Arizona State University and an MArch from Columbia University. Originally from Los Alamos, New Mexico, she enjoys all things society, technology, and the built environment.