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Friday, June 29 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Designs for the Future: Kids and Robots, Superior Medical Devices, Politics for Everyman Presenting from the Stanford d. school
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avatar for Elaine Chang

Elaine Chang

Elaine Chang is the founder of Social Teeth, an organization committed to amplifying citizen voices. Social Teeth provides a platform for citizens and grassroots organizations to launch their own campaigns into the mass media. Prior to Social Teeth, Chang was a battery technologist at Better Place, an electric car services company whose mission was to change the world by reducing the need for oil. At Better Place, she managed development... Read More →
avatar for Kevin Chi

Kevin Chi

Kevin Chi is a co-founder of CombatIV. He graduated from Harvard where he studied molecular biology and international health. Currently, he is a medical student at Stanford University, pursuing a bioengineering track in medical device design. Inspired by innovation, Chi believes that there is a need to bridge physicians who see medical needs with the engineers and entrepreneurs who have the training and knowledge to create global... Read More →
avatar for Myung Sun Choi

Myung Sun Choi

Myung Sun Choi is a designer on the CompactCath team. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Cornell University and then went on to help open up a new branch of C2 Education Centers in Westchester, NY, serving as its first director and instructor until mid-2010. She graduated this year from Stanford University with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. @CompactCath  
avatar for Jason Chua

Jason Chua

Jason Chua is a founding member of SparkTruck, an educational build-mobile that helps students create tangible examples of their creative potential. Through fun, hands-on workshops using 21st century maker tools like 3D printers and laser cutters, SparkTruck is bringing a buildy confidence back to the masses. SparkTruck was first conceived at the Stanford d.school in the fall of 2011, and this summer, will be making a cross-country road-trip... Read More →
avatar for Jacob Frenz

Jacob Frenz

Jake Frenz is a co-founder of CombatIV. He is an executive MBA candidate at University of California Los Angeles and is a project director at WellPoint. Prior to Combat IV, Frenz served for five years in the US Marine Corps with 3RD Battalion, 5TH Marines where he completed two combat tours in Fallujah, Iraq.   
avatar for Daniel Hong

Daniel Hong

Daniel Wei-Chen Hong is a visiting assistant professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University. In 2011, he co-founded CompactCath, a revolutionary urinary catheter solution. Hong completed his neurosurgeon training in Taiwan in 2006, and since then he applied the endoscopic surgery in hemorrhagic stroke, brain tumor, and intracranial aneurysm. At Stanford, Hong has applied the principals of design thinking in several interdisciplinary... Read More →
avatar for David  Janka

David Janka

David Janka is a member of the CompactCath team from Stanford University. Previously, he spent a year in Kampala, Uganda as a Doris Duke fellow. Having explored infectious diseases research and HIV clinical trials, he discovered the power of design thinking while taking courses at the Stanford d.school. After graduating from the Stanford School of Medicine, Janka joined the d.school as a fellow, serving on the teaching teams for Design Thinking... Read More →
avatar for Kathayoon Khalil

Kathayoon Khalil

Kathayoon Khalil is a doctoral candidate in the Learning Sciences and Technology Design program at the Stanford University School of Education and a member of the Spark Truck team. Khalil received her master’s degree in environmental science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in 2010 and her bachelor’s in organismal biology and literature from Claremont McKenna College in 2007. Khalil has worked at the Oregon... Read More →
avatar for Eugene Korsunskiy

Eugene Korsunskiy

Eugene Korsunskiy is a designer and a founding member of Spark Truck, an educational build-mobile that helps students create tangible examples of their creative potential. Through fun, hands-on workshops using 21st century maker tools like 3D printers and laser cutters, Spark Truck is bringing a “buildy” confidence back to the masses. Spark Truck was first conceived at the Stanford d.school in the fall of 2011 and this summer will... Read More →
avatar for Seth Norman

Seth Norman

Seth Norman is a co-founder of CombatIV. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley before joining the US Army as a second lieutenant in the 1st Armored Division. Norman served two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a security platoon leader and a combat advisor to the Iraqi Army. Now an MBA candidate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he has joined the CombatIV team as a way to give back to the... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Peck

Aaron Peck

Aaron Peck is a founding member of SparkTruck, an educational build-mobile that helps students create tangible examples of their creative potential. Through fun, hands-on workshops using 21st century maker tools like 3D printers and laser cutters, SparkTruck is bringing a “buildy” confidence back to the masses. SparkTruck was first conceived at the Stanford d.school in the fall of 2011, and this summer, will be making a... Read More →
avatar for Naama Stauber

Naama Stauber

Naama Stauber is a designer of the CompactCath team from Stanford University. Combining technology and design thinking principals in the medical device space at Stanford Design School, Stauber co-founded CompactCath, a revolutionary urinary catheter solution. Stauber was born and raised in Israel and moved to California to complete her MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she focused on leadership development and... Read More →
avatar for Kat M. Steele

Kat M. Steele

Kat M. Steele is a mechanical engineer and a designer on the CompactCath team from Stanford University. Combining technology and design-thinking principals in the medical device space at Stanford d.school, CompactCath team created a revolutionary urinary catheter solution. Steele recently completed her doctorate in mechanical engineering from Stanford, where she also earned her master’s degree in engineering. She has worked in multiple... Read More →
avatar for Matthew Tilleard

Matthew Tilleard

Matt Tilleard is a co-founder of CombatIV. He has worked on both private- and public-sector solutions to poverty and humanitarian issues in Afghanistan, East Timor, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, and in the Executive Office of the Secretary General at the United Nations in New York. He began his career as a senior associate at The Boston Consulting Group. He holds bachelor of laws (with honors) and science degrees from the University of Melbourne and... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2012 2:40pm - 3:40pm
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room