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Andy La Fond
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When I was a kid, I learned to always leave a place in better shape than it was when you arrive. That idea motivates me still today. Let's make the world around us more beautiful, simple, just, and fun.
That desire, and a love for creative work, has made me excited about design thinking and the opportunities to make an impact through OpenIDEO.
During the day, I work as a strategist and planner at R/GA, a digital marketing agency. I've working both client-side and agency-side in digital marketing for almost 15 years now.
Regardless of where I'm working, I love to learn and see things from fresh perspectives. I love ideating and working with passionate and dedicated colleagues.
I've been fortunate to travel to many fascinating places -- including Israel, Moscow, and Tokyo. Everywhere I've travelled, I've met people who also want to make the world better, for ourselves and our kids. So let's get to it.
Tinker Teams is a debate club crossed with a maker class. Kids join a local team. Teammates help and critique each other with tinkering projects, and show their work at Tinker Meets. Kids learn hands-on building skills and team work while having fun.
Hao, I'm sorry for losing touch for several weeks. I've been thinking again about how to make Tinker Teams a reality, and thought I'd see if you're still interested in some sort of a pilot. Either way, thanks again for your support.