LAUREN AVENIUS & AMBER BRANDNER
Innovators Collective works to bring ideas to life in a dichotomous new economy. Through ideation sessions, collaborative communication and development of strategy through story, a shared vision is formed and articulated organically from within companies served. Lauren Avenius and Amber Brandner Cofounders of Innovators Collective, formalized their partnership after years of collaboration sparked by their first meeting working with TEDxAFC. Laurens corporate background in operations and strategy at Sony Electronics paired with Ambers more entreprenural work in production and startups created the perfect synergy. As members of the Global Shapers San Diego Hub they work on binational projects regularly. They have gone onto share their knowledge and experience at events for organizations such as Sony Intrepreneur Network, Nearsoft Inc, Startup Weekend EDU, Startup Weekend Womens, SDSW, Crowdfund-Up, CIBU Entrepreneur Day, Geek Girls Tech Con, Tijuana Hackathon for Social Change, and Maker Faire.