Adrian Betanzos leads the Architectural Materials Studio in the Real Estate & Development department at Apple Inc., where he oversees the design and innovation of their recognized storefronts worldwide. He also develops new materials and systems, with a stronger focus on glass and its structural application. His professional experience includes the design, sourcing, fabrication, assembly and construction of highly complex facade structures and high-rise buildings. He has been an Adjunct Professor for the City University of New York and NYU. He currently is a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, but has also lectured at Columbia University, Syracuse University, California College of the Arts, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and at other technical facade gatherings around the world. In addition to practice, Adrian founded and lead a project for Engineers Without Borders, NYC professional Chapter to provide Sustainable Water and Sanitation solutions in a community of El Salvador.