I am an executive experienced in leading design, innovation strategy, new-to-world products/services, and revitalizing businesses with cross industry experience in consumer goods, luxury, technology, retail, higher education, and fine arts . As well as managing projects and teams, I am a hands on designer and fine artist specializing in brand development, photography, typography, visual arts, UX design, product design, packaging, and environmental design. With 25+ design, utility, and technology patents, these inventions span a broad array of goods and services.
- Rhode Island School of Design
- IDSA, AIGA
- Consumer Electronics Show 2011 Best Innovation of Show Award
CES 2011- Innovations Awards (two)
IDSA Special Recognition for Kenmore Brand Transformation
Sears Holdings STAR Award for Innovation 2009
Sears Holdings Innovation Awards 2008
Fast Company Magazine Masters of Design 2005
Target Stores Innovation Vendor of the Year 2002 & 2004
Sony Design Excellence & Leadership Awards
Corporate Asset Designee- Sony Talent Management Council
YWCA Tribute to Women & Industry Award
Gold POPAI Awards
Lecturer, Blogger, and Design Judge
25 Design & Utility Patents
Author of biographical essay published in "What is Your Life's Work" business book by Bill Jensen
© 2005 Harper Collins Publishers
TV appearance on CNBC's "The Closing Bell"- Design & Technology for Women
Quoted and designs featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Financial Times, W Magazine, InStyle, Graphis and other publications.
Published in "Digital Dreams: The Work of Sony Design Center" by Paul Kunkel © 1999 Rizzoli International Publications.