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Jennifer Liang

Jennifer Liang
Lecturer
Teaches In
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bio/Affiliation: 

Jenny is an educator and design strategy consultant. She has expertise in innovation processes, ethics and collaboration, gleaned from a broad range of experience in commercial, academic and nonprofit organizations. In her commercial practice, Jenny works with emerging technology builders to craft meaningful and actionable design strategies. 

Jenny has 13+ years of experience talking to people all over the world about their values, designing responses as a strategist and product designer, shaping methodology as a lecturer at OTIS College of Art and Design and guest lecturer at UCLA and USC, and working with teams to develop machine learning driven experiences for millions of users. She is also a scientist, suicide and crisis hotline counselor and mentor to several designers. 

Awards/Honors: 

Fast Company Innovation by Design Finalist - Social Good . 9/2015

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:  

"Post Furniture" - Chicago Cultural Center . 5/2013
"Post Furniture" - Venice Architecture Biennale . 8/2012
"Abject Object" - California Design Biennial, PMCA . 7/2010
"Hungry World" - Sustainable Cities and Mobility Conference . 2/2008

Publications:  

“The Keys for Keeping Your Brand Relevant, in the Post-Occupy Era” - Fast Company, 3/2012
“Post Furniture” featured in Sophie Barbaux's Urban Furniture: A New City Life - 9/2011
"Rolling Papers" - Project published in ReadyMade Magazine . 11/2003