Associate Professor of Practice, Design
Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness is an Associate Professor of Practice in Design at the University of Texas at Austin. Verena's work focuses on the diffusion of design thinking and doing practices in design and non-design-oriented disciplines, with a focus on exploring visualization as a gateway to creative confidence and design-ability. She has been an educator for 15 years, teaching in Germany and the U.S. at Ohio State University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Drexel University, and Iowa State University. She frequently facilitates workshops on sketchnoting, design thinking and strategic planning in both academia and industry.