Teaching Entrepreneurship & Design

Going into my first semester as a graduate student, I had the privilege of instructing a college-level entrepreneurship course to high school students who would receive college credit and a one of a kind experience in learning how to utilize entrepreneurship and design thinking to put their ideas into action. In the fall, I co-instructed…

Reducing Food Waste on Campus

Check out our final presentation here: Composting on Campus We started with a crazy idea of getting automated devices to deliver compost to a close composting facility, but after taking that idea through a process of learning, we pivoted to utilizing an existing solution in a new way. Check out some of the snapshots from…

Designing Independence – adaptive clothing for all

I’m currently working with an interdisciplinary team of graduate students pursuing degrees in Fashion Design, Business Administration, and Entrepreneurship. Check out our most recent pitch deck here:¬†Designing Independence Pitch Deck We’ve been through a few iterations, here’s one of our first pitch decks:¬†September 2017 Our Process:¬† Assumptions Do people with disabilities have trouble putting on…

Custom marketing strategy for William Mahoney LLC

With an awesome group of fellow students, we were able to create a new marketing strategy and operations manual for a local fashion startup. You can check it out here: The William Mahoney Operations Manual  

A Student ID Alternative

Working with a diverse group of students during my Junior year, we started by observing a problem: during my sophomore year in college while working as a front desk monitor for the fitness center, I noticed that people kept misplacing their student IDs (called the “UD One Card”) and couldn’t get into the gym. This…

goodfoot – leave a charitable footprint

  goodfoot was my first ever entrepreneurial endeavor in college. I was young, and knew absolutely nothing about entrepreneurship and design principles. I was honestly just a freshman with a health sciences major who knew he was interested in business and entrepreneurship (Deep down, though… I really wanted to see people get healthier). So I…

Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurship & Design Thinking

Skip to 4:35 to see when I started speaking passionately and less rehearsed. I was incredibly nervous to be on such a big stage and there were even some hiccups with my slides (luckily that was edited out). This pitch did NOT go as planned. I ended up free styling a bit and telling a…