Design That Matters Team
Prior to DtM, Elizabeth worked at IDEO for 8 years as a design engineer and project lead. Her experience spans strategy to design for manufacturing. Elizabeth’s passion for design for positive social impact has led her to facilitate many design thinking workshops and engage in multiple speaking engagements across academic and professional venues.
Dave leverages his extensive expertise to manage programs demanding high volume, quality manufacturing and short time-to-market product development programs.
DtM Board of Directors
Danielle Duplin, Director. Danielle D. Duplin is Vice President at Fidelity Investments and Executive Producer at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT), an innovation catalyst for the firm. Danielle designs and produces seminars on emerging trends in business and technology that inform, inspire, and connect Fidelity's employees with educators, experts and entrepreneurs worldwide. To date, Danielle has curated and coached over 1,200 speakers.
Danielle is Cofounder of TEDxBoston, an annual independently organized TED event featuring iconic thought leaders who are addressing global issues. To date, TEDxBoston videos have been viewed over 6 million times.
In her previous roles as Director and Principal Software Engineer at Fidelity, Danielle and her teams designed and deployed new applications that helped debut Fidelity on the World Wide Web and launch a benefits outsourcing business. Additionally, Danielle created, wrote, directed, and hosted Telefest, a video series on Fidelity's strategic initiatives for which she earned a Telly Award. Ms. Duplin volunteers for organizations that spur economic growth: as a connector with Boston World Partnerships, as a delegate on international policy missions with the World Class Cities Partnership, and as a mentor with the MassChallenge start-up accelerator.
Danielle held positions as a Software Engineer at Eaton Corp., American Science & Engineering, and MIT Lincoln Labs. Danielle earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science with a minor in Theater Arts at Binghamton University, and an executive certificate in innovation from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Jonathan Moulton, Director.As Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Jon Moulton is responsible for Aspect Software's worldwide legal activities, including advising senior management and the board of directors on legal transactions, overseeing corporate compliance and governance initiatives, managing mergers, acquisitions and other commercial transactions, as well as providing legal support to the sales, services and partner organizations at Aspect Software. Aspect Software is one of the largest software companies in Massachusetts with approximately $600M in annual sales and ranks 76th on the Software 500.
Jon has twenty years of legal experience working in the software and technology industry. Before joining Aspect Software, he was the founding partner and co-chair of the corporate practice for the Boston office of the international law firm, DLA Piper Rudnick. Prior to that position, Jon was a partner in the Boston technology and venture capital law firm of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault. In 2004, Jon was chosen as one of Massachusetts' "Super Lawyers" in a joint survey conducted by the publishers of Law & Politics magazine and Boston magazine as part of a special issue titled "The Top Attorneys In Massachusetts."
He is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, as well as the American Bar Association's Committee on Technology and Intellectual Property. Jon earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He also holds a bachelor's degree from Westmont College in Santa Barbara.
Timothy Prestero, Director.
Board of Advisors
Karen F. Copenhaver, Advisor. Karen is a partner in Choate Hall & Stewart's Business & Technology Group. Her practice focuses on technology transfer and licensing of intellectual property, particularly in the areas of software licensing and open source business models.
Karen also continues to serve on the Board of Advisors of Black Duck Software, Inc., where she was instrumental in establishing automated methods of software compliance management as an industry best practice. Before joining Black Duck, Karen was a partner in the Patent and Intellectual Property Group of Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP from 1994 through 2004. She began her legal career in 1979 at IBM Corporation and served as, among other positions, site counsel for the IBM Microelectronics Division, Semiconductor Design and Manufacturing facility in Essex Junction, Vermont. She was a Partner at Brown & Bain LLP in Phoenix, AZ and Palo Alto, CA from 1991 through 1994.
Roman Lubynsky, Advisor. Roman Lubynsky has over 25 years of experience in startups and growing technology companies. Currently he is a principal with MIT's Venture Mentoring Service working with dozens of entrepreneurs in new startups in a broad range of industries and technologies. Roman has a particular interest in non-profit and developmental engineering. Previously, he was the founder of several new ventures. He began his professional career with Fasfax Corporation, a pioneering startup in retail IT systems where as EVP he headed product development, marketing, sales and professional services. Roman serves on a number of advisory boards of young companies. He holds an MS in Management of Technology from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Ben Spiess, Advisor.Ben is an attorney in the real estate, corporate and environmental law practice of Stoel Rives LLP in Anchorage, Alaska. Ben joined Stoel Rives in 2010 after four years at Bingham McCutchen LLP in Boston. Ben is a former a journalist and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Chewonki Foundation, a summer camp and environmental education center in Wiscasset, Maine.
Check out our 2012 Annual Report!
After a banner year in 2012 with projects in agriculture and newborn health, we look forward to conquering the next challenges in global health, pushing the boundaries of rapid prototyping as an affordable manufacturing technique for our designs, and setting the bar for design standards and practices to benefit developing world communities.
DtM's Elizabeth Johansen Profiled on Womenetics
Design that Matters' Director of Product Development, Elizabeth Johansen, was profiled for the online periodical, Womenetics.