Lifelong Learning Takes Many Forms… And Never Ends

I have extensive experience innovating within higher education as well as reviewing programs around the world.
This gives me a unique perspective and experience that can help both commercial organizations bring new skills
to their staffs and educational institutions evolve and revolutionize their offerings. I’ve developed my own tools and
processes, learning outcomes and assignments with focus in the following areas:

21st Century Business Tools
Qualitative Customer Insights and Strategy
Customer Experience & Meaning Strategy
Design Craft & Design Thinking
Sustainability and Social Impact
Science Fiction Prototyping

In addition, Nathan has a variety of experienced, trusted colleagues to recommend and engage for these and
other business and innovation needs.


Select Past Workshops:
• Tools for the Future
• 21st Century Business Strategy
• Business Basics for Non-MBAs
• Design Thinking-Based Innovation
• Customer Experience Design & Strategy
• Meaningful Experiences & Strategy
• Using the Wavelike
• Sustainability & Systems Thinking
• Sustainable Business Models
• Science Fiction Prototyping

Workshops can be half-day, full-day, multi-day, custom, etc.

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Select Past Courses:
• Interaction Design Foundations
• Interaction Design Experience
• Social Lab
• Sustainability & Social Impact
• Experiences Studio
• Sustainable Product Development
• Innovative Product Development
• Venture Studio

I’ve taught courses at:
• Stanford University
• UC Berkeley
• Presidio Graduate School
• California College of the Arts
• Art Center College of Design
• KaosPilot


I’ve collaboratively led the development of several degree programs:
• MBA in Design Strategy
• MBA in Strategic Foresight
• MBA in Social Impact
• Leading by Design Fellows Program

I’ve reviewed programs at several universities & colleges:
• Strategic Design Management
• Strategic Foresight & Innovation
• Master of Design

Custom Curricula

I can develop custom curricula for educational institutions at all levels, as well for organizations that want to formalize knowledge within their staff.

This includes appropriate learning outcomes and accreditation standards for nationally accredited institutions.


Speak with Nathan

Please contact me for workshop types and rates or custom curricula development
[1] 415 487-8950
[my first name] at [my first name] dot com