Ben Grossman-Kahn is fascinated by the pedagogy of design and creativity and how to scale a culture of innovation, creativity and empowerment across organizations. In addition to his Upstart work, Ben is the Program Manager for the Nordstrom People Lab and a former innovation coach with the Nordstrom Innovation Coach and Stanford d.School. Ben’s background in education includes stints teaching Pre-K and 5th Grade, running summer camps, and leading the Innovation and Education programs at the Childrens Creativity Museum in SF.
His past projects have included building design/innovation cultures and teams in K-12 schools, non-profits and corporate organizations.
Proud alum of Pomona college, Stanford Graduate school of Education, and Stanford d.School.