Teixeira, Carlos

Texeira, Carlos

Carlos Teixeira
PhD, Design from the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
Associate Professor of Design and Management, School of Design Strategies, Parsons School of Design

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Areas of Expertise:
Strategic Design and Management, Open-Innovation, Design-led Value-chain, Design in Emerging Markets
Teixeira is an Associate Professor in Strategic Design and Management and Director of Academic Affairs at the School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School for Design. He has 20 years of experience in design and innovation projects in Brazil, India, and the US. Teixeira applies innovative methodologies and design tools in the areas of new business development, open innovation, value chains for innovation and co-creation, and brand strategy. In Brazil he developed projects for the National Cancer Institute and MetrôRio. In the United States he served as a consultant for McDonald's, Dow Chemical and developed a project in partnership with the United Nations (UNDB - United Nations Development Business). In India he led a co-creation workshop for TVS Motors, and is currently the co-director of the open innovation platform DREAM:IN, awarded by Metropolis magazine ‘Game Changer 2013”. Teixeira is often invited by universities, companies and associations in Brazil, the United States, Europe and Asia as a lecturer and manager of co-creation workshops. His research and teaching at Parsons focus on strategic design with several published articles on the subject. He is also the founder and coordinator of Design Knowledge Networks, an international network of strategic design experts.
Courses Taught:
  • Enterprising Design Knowledge
  • Transdisciplianry Design Studio Project
  • Designing New Ventures

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