Andrea (she/her) is an American designer, speaker, and writer interested in systems, complexity, decoloniality, and learning. Her career has centered around the interactions between humans and technology, as well as the role of reflective practices in organizational design and development.
Andrea is currently an executive coach at method & matter, as well as Vice President of the Interaction Design Association, serving on the organization's Global Board of Directors. Previously she served as the Vice President of Product & Design at Movable Ink where she helped craft product strategy, innovation, creative direction, and development. Andrea holds an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management where she concentrated on enhancing mutual intelligibility between the realms of design and business, a BA in Technocultural Studies from Oberlin College, and is a certified Integral Coach through New Ventures West.
Prior to Movable Ink she was the Chief Design Officer at SimpleReach, a local leader for both the Vancouver and New York branches of the Interaction Design Association, and the Creative Director of NabeWise, a neighborhood-centric start-up acquired by Airbnb in 2012.