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Matthew Manos

Social Entrepreneur, Author, Design Strategist, Educator

Los Angeles

Matthew Manos is Founder and Managing Director/Global Strategy Lead at verynice, a design, strategy, and foresight consultancy that gives half of its work away for free to non-profit organizations. Notable clients have included UNICEF, NASA, MTV Networks, Google, Kaiser Permanente, and Disney Imagineering.

Matthew is also the author of How to Give Half of Your Work Away for Free, Adjunct Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the California College of the Arts' MBA in Strategic Foresight program, and is currently on the board of 10 organizations across the private and social sectors.

He holds a BA in Design Media Arts from UCLA, and an MFA in Media Design Practices from Art Center College of Design.

Previously (12):

Models of Impact: Business Model Design Intensive

Models of Impact: Business Model Design Intensive

Learn how to use proven innovation techniques and tools to design new strategies and innovative business models that prepare your organization for the future.

8 Times

Design Strategy Bootcamp

Design Strategy Bootcamp

Learn how to effectively root out and take on different design problems.

3 Times

GA Lunch Break: Poetry By Design

GA Lunch Break: Poetry By Design

Join us for a lunch'n'learn with Matthew Manos to look into the impact poetic practices can have on design and innovation.

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