Elena Corchero is a multi-awarded designer in the area of meaningful innovation, sustainability and women in tech. With over 15 years of experience in hands-on Futurism and interdisciplinary technology R&D. Developing both service and hardware design concepts from wearables and haptics, to XR and IoT. Elena started her career as an MIT Media Lab Europe Researcher and is also a Central Saint Martins MA Design Alumni.
Elena previously worked as an independent Innovation Strategy consultant and product designer with renowned Fortune 500 companies, artists and institutions such as Ericsson, Childish Gambino, BBC, Unilever, Diageo, Cadbury, Hugo Boss, Audi, Julius Baer, SAP, V&A Museum, London Olympics and more.
Her work has been exhibited and featured worldwide in museums, books and publications including Elle magazine, BBC news, CNBC The Edge, Boston Science Museum and more. Awards include the Royal Pitch@Palace named 2nd most disruptive business, Top3 Innovator of the year, winner of the Diageo Spark Award, NESTA Innovation award, and many more.