Mekayla Ichneumon Beaver is the founder of Gloworm. Mekayla is a design researcher and human factors specialist focused on tackling social and environmental problems. She has many years experience conducting rapid, qualitative research in order to guide the design of environments, products, services, and systems.
Mekayla has worked with Fortune 500s, start-ups, local communities, nonprofits, universities, and government to create positive change in the world by building capacity, teaching innovation, guiding teams to innovative and effective solutions, and engaging stakeholders through participatory design. Before starting her own consultancy, Mekayla worked for many years as a lead design strategist at IDEO, a world renowned hub of design thinking and innovation.