Program Advisors

The MBA in Design Strategy program relies on insight and inspiration from an advisory board of noted professionals from the academic, business, and nonprofit worlds.

This group of experienced leaders helps to shape this program that prepares students for the future of business and design. This collective wealth of experience across many disciplines guides the program and inspires partnerships and sponsorships with companies and other organizations.

Sara Beckman

Chief Learning Officer Jacobs Institute of Design and Innovation UC Berkeley

Tim Brown


Rob Forbes

Founder / CEO
Public Bikes

Sharon Green

Professor, CSU East Bay

Richard Grefé

Executive Director, AIGA

Brenda Laurel

Adjunct Full Professor
UC Santa Cruz

Davis Masten

Quantified Self Labs

Ann Morhauser

Founder and CEO, Annie Glass

Asher Waldfogel

Serial Entrepreneur

Bill Wurz
Strategist, Android Group, Google