Ashleigh Axios

Design Exponent



Ashleigh Axios is the Design Exponent at Automattic, a company with the mission to democratize publishing and a passion for making the web a better place through products including She is also an executive board member for AIGA, the professional association of design, and an editorial board member for Design Observer. Ashleigh served as the creative director and a digital strategist at the White House, where she led design from within the first-ever Office of Digital Strategy. She is also the president emeritus of AIGA Washington D.C., where she formed and leads DotGovDesign, an initiative and annual conference connecting and empowering government designers.