John Keefe

Quartz, Product Manager

John Keefe is a journalist, tinkerer, and coder who works at Quartz as a developer in the Quartz Bot Studio and product manager of Quartz's breakthrough apps. He also teaches classes on bots and rapid prototyping at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and runs a tiny tinkering company called Really Good Smarts.

Before moving to Quartz, Keefe was senior editor for Data News at public radio station WNYC, leading a team of journalists who specialize in data reporting, coding, and design for visualizations and investigations. Keefe is the author of Family Projects for Smart Objects: Tabletop Projects That Respond to Your World from Maker Media, which grew from his effort to make something new every week for a year. Keefe has led classes and workshops at Columbia University, the New School University, and New York University. He was also an innovator in residence at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media. Keefe blogs at and tweets as @jkeefe.

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