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  • Graduates are well positioned for careers in business, sustainability management; innovation; social enterprise; strategic and service design, and entrepreneurship in a wide range of industries, organizations, and professional fields. Students who are already working can apply their learning to become "intrapreneurs" in their current organizations, or advance into novel and emerging roles such as chief change officer, chief innovation officer, or lead design thinker.

    Alumni Success

    Graduates of this program pursue advanced study and work in positions ranging from organizational consultants to strategic designers for leading organizations, including the ones shown below.

    • Niharika Gupta, Lead Design Strategist, Wavicle Data Solutions
    • Claudia Barcha Diaz, Design Strategist, Purpose PBC
    • John Yohan John, Service Design Strategist, the City of Gainesville
    • Tanvi Kanakia, Design Strategist, Logical Design Solutions
    • Abhishek Nair, Senior Design Strategist, FedEx Services
    • Cristina Robles Morales, Designer, ?What If! Innovation
    • Sundar Subramanian, User Researcher, Bose Corporation
    • Aparna Sud, Service and Interaction Design Associate Manager, Fjord
    • Nicole Pokorny Forster, Senior Project Manager, The Lionesque Group
    • Julia Tan Tjokrorahardio, Vice Dean, Universitas Pelita, Philippines
    • Terry Behan, Chief Design Officer, Afroceltic
    • Marco Pedrazzo, Strategic Design Lead, Pininfarina
    • Anne Stake, Head of Strategy and Innovation, Medtronics Labs
    • Beata Giermasinska, Strategy Designer, Touch Ideas
    • Nu Goteh, Strategy Director, AKQA
    • Marcio Olivera De Silva, Service Design Research Lead, Fannie Mae
    • Gautam Chaitanya, Strategic Designer, Moonraft Innovation Labs
    • Savani Mirashi, Design Thinking Facilitator, ExxonMobil
    • Thanos Stathopoulos, Director of Innovation Strategy, Lovesac
    • Pankhuri Kanwar, Digital Experience Designer, Ernst & Young
    • Jehane Akiki, Founder, koi strategic design
    • Cecilia Steele, Product Design Lead, CNBC
    • Mariela Ferrer, Design Strategist, Gensler
    • Juhi Sodani, Senior UX Designer, Elastic
    • Jonathan Williams, Learning Experience Designer, Trilogy Education
    • Hannah Brener, Senior Product Strategist, Fuzz
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