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People of HanaHaus

"HanaHaus is right in the middle of everything"

"HanaHaus is right in the middle of everything"

From scaling a department within PwC from the ground up to a team of 300+, to working at a VC firm and a mobile app startup, April has always enjoyed roles that nobody else had before. Having spent the last 5 years in Palo Alto, she is currently Director of Automation Solutions at Catalytic, a Chicago-based company that automates business processes, and talked to us about how she utilizes HanaHaus for her daily work.

"It's hard to find a place that has such history"

"It's hard to find a place that has such history"

As a design director, Corinda was one of the leading heads when the New Varsity Theater became a café and coworking space. Find out how Corinda and her team started creating HanaHaus and what kind of challenges they faced along the process.

“Where you work influences what you create”

“Where you work influences what you create”

Born and raised in New Orleans, Kristopher Francisco made his way to Silicon Valley through Apple and has since started a cloud software startup. Read about his career steps from Louisiana State University to being a successful entrepreneur in the world’s most exciting tech-community.

“It’s wonderful that the place has found new life”

“It’s wonderful that the place has found new life”

As a professor of Italian Renaissance literature, Courtney is spending the summers in her hometown Palo Alto and loves to come to HanaHaus for her daily work. We talked to her about her current projects and the difference between working in a library or coffee shops and using HanaHaus.

“Young, exciting, different.”

“Young, exciting, different.”

Corey Lenko is the head of the Blue Bottle café at HanaHaus and keeps an eye on everything going on behind Blue Bottle’s counter and in the kitchen. His journey to Silicon Valley started more than 2,800 miles away from here, on the East Coast. Learn about his great experience in gastronomy and the reason why he moved to California.