We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Linzi Ryan who is joining the Design Innovation Department team this September. Linzi has a strong background in product/service development, innovation, design thinking, entrepreneurship and industry based research.
Linzi completed her award winning doctorate on the topic of Product Service Systems, and an MSc in Product Innovation and Development. She has worked extensively in the area of Service Innovation with a range of organisations such as the HSE, the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform; and in the area of product development with companies such as Stryker, Johnson and Johnson and Firefly.
Her impressive experience will contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses and marks another step in realising our vision to establish a national centre for design innovation in Maynooth University. We look forward to working with Linzi and hope that she has a long, distinguished and successful career here with us in Maynooth University.