Noise 13 is a group of designers, creators, marketers, and big thinkers with a comprehensive range of experience.  If you can consume it, use it, or enjoy it, Noise 13 has branded it before.


Dava founded Noise 13 in January of 2000 after gaining experience at other agencies in San Francisco. Her background was in brand design, and her expertise now lies in branding strategy, user experience strategy, and consulting for lifestyle brands.

Dava has served as a judge for the Adobe Achievement Awards, has been an instructor at the Academy of Art University, founded and maintains Network, is the president of the San Francisco chapter of Slow Food, and sits on the boards of the Good Food Awards and Merchant Guild. Dava is also a recipient of a Make Mine a Million$ Business award.

Fun Fact: Dava is passionate about fine scotch, farmers’ markets, and to-die-for chocolate sauce (she makes her own).