Palo Alto, CA
All of my passions brought together in one company - my partners and I have combined learning, design, and technology to teach yoga to kids through unique and direct experience. The system is designed for 5-12 year old children... we teach 49 traditional yoga poses in a fun and engaging way... gracefully blending online and offline worlds.
Also currently reserving a portion of my time to consult for a few clients in the education, design, and technology space. Together we are determining the appropriate product, service, brand, design, and experience strategy to ensure a successful 1-5 year deployment.
In the Spring of 2012, I co-taught a masters level class at Stanford University called "Envisioning The Future of Learning." The class was project-based and focused on the connections between Learning, Design and Business strategy.
Prior to this role, I was the Director of Innovation with The Hinduja Group focusing on global brand, innovation, design, and education strategies. I also worked as an Emerging Markets Strategy consultant, a Managing Director at an interactive agency on the central coast, and spent 14 years at the Hewlett-Packard Company. Throughout my career thus far, I have been tasked with rethinking existing design and technology paradigms. As an HP Emerging Markets Experience Architect, I designed strategies to deliver on the brand promise in high-growth emerging countries in marketing, sales, product and corporate divisions using innovation and design thinking to solve existing problems while ensuring the solution showed measurable and sustainable results.
In 2001, I received my masters degree in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University as an HP Resident Fellow. My master's project focused on a virtual reality, creative writing tool to teach 3rd grade students how to invent their own superheroes through the use of storytelling.
Specialties:Education Technology -- Learning, Design and Technology
Business Strategy -- Brand, Design and Experience Innovation