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Jennifer van der Meer

Adjunct, Class of


Courses Taught: Launch Lean Business
If Products Could Tell Their Stories: Towards a Model of Sustainable Design
Business 101.1 Fall 2016

Jennifer is a consultant in brand and product innovation, and a green design activist. A former Wall Street analyst and economist, Jennifer transitioned into the design industry upon graduating with an MBA from HEC in Paris. She has held strategy and executive management positions at Organic, Inc., Frog Design, Fahrenheit 212, and Risqué Consulting. Jennifer has worked with Fortune 500s, leading design and marketing agencies, and several start-ups. She also serves on the board of o2-NYC, and the Designers Accord. In addition to organizing local NY-based green design events, Jennifer lectures on the topic of sustainable innovation at business and design conferences and at Columbia Business School, Barnard, Pratt, Parsons, and NYU’s ITP program.