Schar, Mark

Mark’s research involved ”pivot thinking,” the cognitive aptitudes and abilities that encourage innovation. Following a 30 year career in industry at The Procter & Gamble Company and Intuit he returned for his Ph.D and subsequent teaching and research work at Stanford University.

Zeratsky, John

John Zeratsky is a veteran technology designer, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Sprint and Make Time. He has worked with more than 200 of the world’s most important and innovative organizations, including Google, Harvard University, Slack, IDEO, and Netflix.

Stern, Nathaniel

Awkward artist, writer, and teacher who likes awkward art, writing, and students. Likes: art, design, and engineering, research, sustainability, and entrepreneurship.

Eilmus, Niels

Hardcore New Product Developer, focused on bringing meaningfulness to every initiative I’m involved with…from products to experiences.

Noel, Lesley-Ann

Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel is Associate Director of Design Thinking for Social Impact at the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane University in New Orleans. Her work focuses on equity and social justice and design thinking.