Student Outcomes

Graduates of the MS in Strategic Design for Global Leadership program return to their companies with new solutions to challenging problems and advance intrapreneurial efforts within their organizations. Many go on to higher-level and global positions; some launch their own start-ups and develop entrepreneurial initiatives. Graduates of the program have gone on to the following positions:

  • Chief of Staff to the Head of Strategy and International, BlackRock
  • Principal—Strategic Innovation/Leader Healthcare Practice, Kahler Slater
  • MD and Assistant Professor, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Director of CX—Customer Experience Strategy, Walmart
  • Founder and Chief Design Officer, Space Machine, Inc., and Model Rocket
  • Senior Global Brand and Strategy Manager, Motorola Mobility
  • Director for Strategy, Design, and Delivery of Data Products and Services, PwC
  • E-Commerce Manager, Giorgio Armani
  • Occupational Health Physician, EY Japan
  • Management Leader, Range and Product Design, IKEA
  • Senior UX Designer, McKinsey & Company
  • Head of Executive Engagements and Thought Leadership Programs, Strategic Accounts, LinkedIn
  • Vice President and Strategy Director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • EVP Insights, Brand Planning, Weber Shandwick
  • Managing Director, Microsoft

Alumni Stories

Graduates of the MS in Strategic Design for Global Leadership explain how their transformative Parsons experience led to professional and personal growth.