Alvaro Soto

Design Principal and Design Educator in Austin, Tx

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Alvaro Soto is a design strategy leader and design educator with over 10 years of professional experience in Design. Alvaro has envisioned, built, and grown to market success some of the most successful AI products for the enterprise. In his current role, Alvaro is responsible for the strategic design direction of the Data and AI portfolio at IBM.

Alvaro has taught at Parsons The New School for Design, NYU and City College of New York. He now teaches Advanced Experience Design for AI and Design Entrepreneurship at Texas State University.

Alvaro migrated to the United Sates 10 years ago from Colombia were he studied Industrial Design. He received a Masters of Fine Arts in Design and Technology from Parsons the New School for Design, and a Masters in Technology Commercialization from The University of Texas at Austin.

Alvaro believes technological innovations can help everyone live an extraordinary life.

You can find Alvaro's short CV here:

  • Work
    • IBM Watson
  • Education
    • McCombs School of Business
    • Parsons The New School for Design