Dr. Mariana Amatullo is the Co-Founder and Vice President of Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, where she oversees an award-winning portfolio of educational and research collaborations in art and design education and social innovation. Amatullo holds a PhD in Management from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, where she is a Scholar-in-Residence. Her research focuses on the impact of design in social innovation and organizational practice. She also holds an M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Southern California.