Innovation & Design at Anderson (IDeA)

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Welcome to the most innovative club on campus! Innovation and Design at Anderson (IDeA) is dedicated to bridging the gap between design- and business-thinking across all industries and functions, including consulting, business strategy, product development, technology, entrepreneurship, social impact, marketing, and many more. We provide members with hands-on learning experiences, workshops, educational speaker series, and networking opportunities to develop innovation and human-centered design skills with the goal of harnessing the multi-disciplinary power of design.

Members develop tangible design and innovation skills with a focus on unlocking their creative potential and becoming agents of change as future leaders and innovators. Welcome to the most innovative club on campus! Innovation and Design at Anderson (IDeA) is dedicated to bridging the gap between design- and business-thinking across all industries and functions, including consulting, business strategy, product development, technology, entrepreneurship, social impact, marketing, and many more. We provide members with hands-on learning experiences, workshops, educational speaker series, and networking opportunities to develop innovation and human-centered design skills with the goal of harnessing the multi-disciplinary power of design. Members develop tangible design and innovation skills

Member Benefits

Access to design & innovation events, hands-on workshops, and professional speaker events

Networking opportunities with design & innovation firms, professionals, and other design & innovation clubs/MBA programs

Anderson inter-club collaboration and mixers

First-hand access to design-thinking competitions, incl. Kellogg Design Challenge, Rotman Design Challenge, and Anderson's very own Final Four Case Competition!

Access to design news, design conferences, and outside events via IDeA's newsletter

Access to design & innovation recruiting opportunities and timelines

Workshop and Upskilling

Design Your Life Workshop by Stanford'sLife Design Lab

Future Visioning Workshop by BCG DV

Prototyping Workshop by Prototype Thinking Labs

Customer Journey Mapping by d.think

Design-Thinking @ UCLA series (in collaboration with UCLA's med school)

NEW in 2021-2022: BCO Startup Labs!

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Our Team

APOORVA TYAGI
Internal Engagement and Partnerships
ANDREW COLBY
Industry Engagement and Partnerships
MARTYNA SKALNA
President
Jack (Xinkang) Du
Admissions
PAVEL AZALETSKIY
Experiential Learning
RAM NIDHISH BHARATULA
Marketing and Communications
AKSHAY TYAGI
Internal Engagement and Partnerships
DREW GORDON
Experiential Learning
DHARA VYAS
Finance, Operations and Member Experience
Kevin Chung
External Engagement and Partnerships