Sloane Beaver is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is also a Senior Design Researcher and Project Lead at IDEO NY. With a background in brand strategy, Sloane has spent the past six years collaborating with teams to tackle complex challenges and contributing insights and strategic thinking to projects in the private and public sector. She is passionate about marrying ethnography and individual stories with an understanding of global trends to inform the design of human-centered products and services.
Prior to IDEO, Sloane worked as a researcher and strategist on global consumer brands such as ASDA (UK), Walmart, JetBlue, and True Religion.
Sloane graduated from University of Virginia with a BA in English Language and Literature, and later completed a Masters of Science in Communications at the Brandcenter at Virginia Commonwealth University.