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About Kristine Woolsey 

Kristine Woolsey is a designer, strategist, speaker, and blogger with a following. She is an expert in the future of work, identifying the behavioral patterns that have appeared in response to new technologies, and helping companies transform their organizations to attract and retain younger workers with those behavior patterns. Kristine is currently Practice Lead for Creative Environments at MAYA design, delivering on design of the whole environment, both physical and virtual, from a culture and human centered perspective.

Kristine was recently associated with the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University where she participated in the Executive Connections program, mentoring MBA students in leadership competencies and when she relocated to San Diego she was invited to lecture in the Executive MBA program at Rady School of Management UCSD.

Kristine actually began as a professor in the College of Architecture at ASU researching the impact of the built environment on experience and behavior then left ASU to launch her own architectural firm. In its early days, her firm provided Architecture, Interior Design, and Construction and quickly became one of the largest woman owned firms in the west. The work was awarded and published and she landed projects for national clients like Anheuser Busch and Ticketmaster who were interested in behavioral strategies.

Serendipity put Kristine at a conference table once a month for 15 years with CEOs running local, national, and global companies. She came to the table with BOMA, ADA, and FFE, and added ROI, EBITDA, EPS, GAAP, IRR, and others to the mix. She walked away with 15 years of in-the-trenches business education that has led to her success and her passion for helping leaders see their companies into the future.