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Bo Kelestyn

Bo is a design thinking academic and practitioner with a diverse teaching and scholarship portfolio.  

She works as an Associate Professor, Course Director for the MSc in Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation, and the UG Student Engagement Lead with a remit in community and belonging at the Warwick Business School (WBS).

She has designed and led a number of interdisciplinary modules on design thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship, and leads on The Guardian Masterclass on design thinking. Bo is the creator of the Warwick Secret Challenge, a problem-solving workshop with elements of design thinking, which has become a key methodology to tackle innovation challenges at Warwick through authentic student-staff co-creation.

Bo holds several awards for her contributions to teaching & learning at Warwick. She is one of the youngest at Warwick to hold the Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, and only one of two at Warwick to hold the Fellowship of Enterprise Educators UK.