Vanessa is a design and systems thinker eager to catalyze change and create deep impact. She designs collaborative and engaging experiences to generate innovative and impactful ideas for some of societies most complex problems. Her projects at Solutions Lab have included regulation for the sharing economy, urban mobility innovation, and digital music licensing. As an enthusiast of food and design, she organizes community events in support of food justice issues, consults on marketing and growth strategy in the food industry, and develops restaurant concepts and brands. Vanessa established her approach to design in the Industrial Design program at OCADU after a career as a Mechanical Engineer.