MB04 Design Thinking
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Wednesday, October 24
Jump-start your day—and your networking—with Morning Buzz, the popular early-bird discussions held each morning of DevLearn. Grab your coffee, pull up a chair, and join a casual conversation around an important topic. Share your best practices, insights, and tips while learning from one another’s experiences.
Assistant Professor, MFA Design Thinking
Kristin Machac is an assistant professor of the online MFA in design thinking program at Radford University. She has more than a decade of instructional design experience in corporate and higher education environments. Kristin has led creative thinking and problem-solving workshops, and she has presented regionally and nationally on topics such as solving business problems with design thinking, enhancing online learning with personal interaction, and applying design thinking to course design.
Department of Design Chair and Professor of Interior Design
Holly L. Cline is a department chair for the Department of Design and the online MFA in design thinking at Radford University. She holds a PhD and earned her degrees from Virginia Tech, University of Kentucky, and Centre College. Holly is certified by the National Council for Interior Designers (NCIDQ), is a LEED accredited professional, and has taught for over 21 years. She is passionate about finding innovative solutions and innovation within the parameters of design thinking and socially responsible design. Holly has received numerous professional awards, been a keynote speaker for multiple organizations in Virginia, and presented both nationally and internationally.