Ting Kelly is
Lead Designer and Cofounder at
Doorstep Studios, Rainforest Makers’ Network — Community Manager
T2 Venture Creation, and
The Long Now Foundation.
Ting’s passion and purpose is to connect people, design brands, and build innovation ecosystems around the world.
She works at the intersection of:
- global startup and maker ecosystems
- transformative and new paradigm learning
- brand and innovation consulting
- cross-generational / cross-cultural bridging
T2 Venture Creation (T2VC) is an expert team that has helped design innovation projects on every continent except Antarctica. They have developed a body of fresh ideas on innovation ecosystems, drawing from the latest research in biology, psychology, design, sociology, law, business, and economics.
The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996 to develop their Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long-term cultural institution. The Long Now Foundation hopes to provide a counterpoint to today’s accelerating culture and help make long-term thinking more common. They hope to creatively foster responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years.
Ting was previously Cofounder at Meraki Collective; Director of Marketing and Growth at SNP Communications; Experience Design at 18 Reasons; Designer, Curatorial Department at Museum of Anthropology; Production Director at Journal of International Affairs (JIA); Events Manager at Harvard Model United Nations; and Creative Services and Marketing at TCHO Ventures.
Ting earned her BA in International Relations and Affairs at The University of British Columbia in 2012.
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