Design Thinking for Culture Facilitator at

Vanessa Shaw is the founder of Human Side of Tech where forward thinking people leaders get the skills to innovate the employee experience using design thinking and agile practices. Working across sectors, Vanessa has delivered culture and innovation trainings in education, business, government and social impact organizations. She teaches creative practices that drive transformation at places like The Pentagon, Tesla, McDonald’s, West Point, ESADE Business School and with the Peace Corps. 

She founded The Workplace Lab — the first of its kind design thinking incubator for HR & Talent leaders to prototype and build new people practices.

Currently based in California, she spent six years working in Mexico and Spain, and is bilingual. And shares no-fluff and no-b.s. posts on Linkedin


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