We're a collective of thinkers,
testers and doers.

We believe it takes many talents,
perspectives and moxie - to move ideas.


Catherine Collins

Started Moxie to further ideas that matter to companies, non-profits and communities using design thinking methods.
She has led and scaled an award-winning design thinking & entrepreneurship program for Middlebury College. She collaborated with enterprises across sectors to scale service design within their organization at More than Metrics, and worked on the investment side of entrepreneurship. Catherine delivers design workshops and sessions around the world.

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Eugene Korsunskiy

Is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth College. Before that, he co-founded Sparktruck and taught design at Stanford and the University of Vermont. Eugene teaches design thinking to kids (ages six to sixty years old) and especially focuses on those around ten and twenty.


Alfredo Ortiz

Alfredo is an action-researcher and designer/facilitator of organizational change processes, working in international and local development contexts for the last 18 years. He is an associate Professor in the PhD Program in the Dreeben School of Education and part-time faculty at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), focusing on Nonprofit Management and Social Change.


Interested in Joining us?

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Laura Collins

Laura is a qualitative researcher. She has a knack for asking questions that get people sharing and going beyond their initial answer. Laura spends her time exploring questions ranging from migration to privacy laws. As a former rower, Laura loves jamming with a team whether it’s in a boat of 8 or around a conference table.

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Mike Kiernan

Has worked as a communications consultant with political candidates, physicians, and business executives. Mike works with college students in all areas related to communication: storymaking, crisis management, leadership, networking, and strategic presentation design and delivery. He has been Medical Director of teams on relief missions after the quakes in Haiti and Nepal.