With more than 25 years of experience, Li oversees Gensler’s design quality and talent development. A Design Director in Gensler’s Los Angeles office, he co-leads our LA research and development team, which has produced award-winning projects including Pershing SquaRe-New, and Network_LA Transit. His built projects have received numerous awards and frequent press coverage that collectively form a critical thesis about the landscapes that characterize the greater Los Angeles region. Li is a past board member of the AIA LA and former executive board member of the AIA California Council. He has taught at the University of Southern California School of Architecture and served in leadership roles on the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor’s Architecture Advisory Panel, and Lace Gallery. He earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a Master of Architecture from Yale and holds a Certificate in Architecture and Urbanism from the Institute of Architecture and Urban Studies.