Strategy Designer, innovator & storyteller
I would love to help your organization design better business models and products. Feel free to reach out.
Facilitated a workshop on applying design thinking & systems thinking into Care Coordination at the NYSPHA & NYSACHO annual conference, April 2019; Ruud C. Tahara D.
Poster presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies May 5-8, 2018. Toronto, Canada. The Range of Care Coordination Needs of Children with Medical Complexity. Kuo, D. Ruud, C. and Tahara, D.
Awarded a grant from Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health and the white paper was published in Dec 2018.
Guest lectured at Net Impact events, SCAD, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute.
Net Impact NYC chapter - Service Corp’s pro-bono consulting committee member, Consultant trainer, Mentor & Consultant.
Co-Founded and was the chapter President of Pratt Institute's Net Impact Chapter (2015-16).
At Pratt; I was part of a team that won a business plan competition for a new service experience that was presented to a venture capitalist.
Shoes Master Magazine published an interview with my about my designs for the Japanese market while at Timberland.
Business model design
Triple bottom line business models
Design management and team building
User research, journey mapping and persona development
Footwear design and development
Some of the things I love to do outside of work; World traveler, Hiker, Snowboarder, Cyclist, Hockey goalie and more...