The Future is Built Today.

I envision a world where innovation is as natural as breathing and everyone is empowered to participate in creating their future. The pattern behind my work is articulating and co-creating the future of complex systems. My work below highlights this passion and shows what’s possible when you boldly confront the future.
VoiceTech 2030

In partnership with OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of $109bb pension plan OMERS, I led the exploration of the future of voice technology into 2030, including horizon scanning, scenario design, future markets, and industry insights.

The Future of Personalized Healthcare

This Association of Professional Futurists award-winning project explored the care landscape into 2040, including strategy work reenvisioning 23andMe and an experiential future bringing a dystopian health future to life well before COVID-19 emerged.

Design-Led Innovation

This paper, presented at the Design Management Institute’s: 2020 ADM Conference, offers a pioneering new vision for innovation systems design which is democratized, data-driven, collaborative, and highly agile.

Other Selected Projects
A 7-person startup I founded exploring how to new business models and solutions in urban agriculture and food system sustainability. Our products represented Canada at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, won the Ontario Government’s ShareON Design Jam, and were exhibited at the CNE’s Innovation Garage and InnovationTO 150.
A foresight-based discovery report, describing four future visions for the role of a pension fund in society. This report was presented to the OMERS Board of Directors and actively informs OMERS innovation strategy.
I co-led the development of an innovation project exploring how to meet the needs of women in cities. Our work was presented at the Hult Prize regional qualifier.  
My team and I presented a ten-year strategy, broken into gated, milestones for the future of Irish construction materials supplier Kingspan at the Rotman Design Challenge, involving a push for services, sustainability, and urban analytics.
I contributed to a rapid prototyping process, writing and storytelling, project management, interaction design, and visual design of a multi-award-winning physical audio-visual installation exhibited at Mississauga’s Celebration Square.
I was the lead narrative designer and co-developer of A.void, a virtual reality game which tasks VR, kiosk, and phone users to collaboratively hack into a cybervault. This game was an experiment in multi-modal control systems for VR and building informal communities in social spaces.
As part of my certificate from MIT in New Ventures Leadership, I worked with mining giant Rio Tinto to develop an innovation strategy for the problem of mining run-off.