Antonio García is AIGA Chicago’s VP of Diversity & Inclusion and Group Experience Director at Rightpoint. Prior to joining Rightpoint’s design leadership team, he helped launch Northern Lab, Northern Trust’s internal innovation accelerator focused on experience design within financial services. Before that he led gravitytank’s interaction design discipline and social innovation practice. Prior to working in innovation, Antonio was strategic director of Firebelly Design.
He holds a BFA in Advertising Design from SCAD and attended the Harvard Business School AIGA Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders Executive Education Program in 2007. Antonio teaches Visual Storytelling and Communication Design at Northwestern University’s Segal Design Institute and previously taught Customer Discovery as part of University of Chicago’s Polsky Center Entrepreneurship Essentials.
A frequent contributor to community conversations on the topics of diversity, culture and creativity, Antonio believes design’s sole function is to create change.
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