Suzanne Stein

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Professional information

Positions and affiliations

Associate Professor, OCAD University
Founding Director, Super Ordinary Lab
Faculty, CFC Media Lab

Bio in brief

Suzanne is a Foresight Analyst, Mentor, and Educator. Research Interests: Working exclusively in the domain of New Technologies, practice domains span Business Strategy, Organizational Change, and Experience Design. Focusing on innovative approaches and methods; she is a leader in foresight and ethnographic techniques, and on the prowl for more mechanisms for positive change. She also works with the CFC Media Lab where she holds a Faculty post.

Concise CV

Suzanne comes to OCAD University from SMARTlab in the UK where she was Deputy Director and Principal Research Fellow in Technology Futures. She was formerly a member of Nokia’s Insight & Foresight group, which studied emerging trends and identified new business opportunities created by disruptive technological and market developments. Previously at Sapient Corporation, a business and technology consultancy, Suzanne was the Discipline Lead for the Experience Modeling (XMod) group in London, where she created and managed this group of diverse social scientists. She was also a Director in the User Experience Group, overseeing Creative development and articulation as well as the Research offerings. Prior to this, she was the Director of Insights and Director of Project Management at Xcorporation, a communications and design firm. Founder of the research company Everyday Life, Suzanne was also the Canadian juror for the UN Task force, the World Summit Awards and has held Mentorship positions with the Interactive Project Lab and various advisory boards.

Online presence

Twitter: @Suzzle


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