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Megan Fath

Megan Fath leads innovation and design initiatives to transform the ways organizations see and act on change. She is also a Design Practice Lead with Doblin’s New York office. Megan’s teaching and published work focuses on the intersections of research and design. Previously she built an embedded design practice and led the opening of an…

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Jeffrey Franklin

Jeffrey Franklin runs a design office called PlayLab, Inc. on Perry St. in the West Village with his best friend, Archie Lee Coates IV. They work on anything and everything under the sun, as long as they find it interesting. They’re currently in the middle of building the world’s first water-filtering floating pool in the East River with…

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Lee-Sean Huang

Lee-Sean Huang is a cofounder and creative director of Foossa, a community-centered design consultancy. His practice incorporates storytelling, user experience, and service design to build more inclusive, participatory, and resilient communities. His work ranges from redesigning the experience of employee health and wellness at a Fortune 500 corporation to helping agencies of the United Nations…

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Aurelia Moser

Aurelia Moser is a developer and curious cartographer building communities around code at Mozilla Open Science. Previously of Ushahidi, Internews Kenya, and CartoDB, she’s been working in the open tech and non-profit journalism space for a few years, and recent projects have had mapping sensor data to support agricultural security and sustainable apis ecosystems in…

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Miya Osaki

Miya Osaki is a partner at Diagram a New York-based design studio focused on improving healthcare experiences. Miya brings her skills in interaction design, human-centered research, storytelling, and behavior design to create experiences that aim to improve outcomes and empower patients to better manage their health and wellbeing. Prior to Diagram, Miya served as Director…

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Despina Papadopoulos

Despina Papadopoulos is the founder of Studio 5050 and an interaction designer and design strategist. For over 15 years, she’s collaborated with large corporations, fashion designers, R&D labs, and museums. She recently spent a year in Kabul developing products with a team of local artists and designers and has engaged in a continuing investigation of…

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Tina Park

Tina Park is a partner at Diagram, a New York-based design studio that works to improve healthcare experiences. In 2008, she helped launch the design research team for Johnson & Johnson’s Global Strategic Design Office, which uses research methods to understand patient experiences. For almost five years, she successfully translated the team’s insights into products and services…

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Benedetta Piantella

Born and raised in Parma, Italy, Benedetta Piantella is an artist and designer turned humanitarian technologist, when she helped organize emergency response efforts during the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka. After receiving her Master’s from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU in 2008, she taught Lego robotics and worked for Arduino in…

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Toni Pizza

Toni Pizza is a freelance game designer and conference organizer interested in the intersections of games, play, community, and representation. She is the co-founder and Director of Production of Secret Crush Corporation, an award winning game design studio focused on designing heartbreakingly fun, action-oriented games. Outside of developing games she has been an integral part…

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Karen Proctor

Karen Proctor has worked as the chief social responsibility officer and strategist for global corporations and the president of a family foundation. She currently runs a social innovation firm. Karen is an expert in social impact and initiative design strategies, fundraising techniques, non-profit governance, and public policy analysis.

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