Alona Stern is a product and design thinking consultant. She uses methods including user research, prototyping, competitive analysis, product roadmapping and content design to help organizations identify and act on untapped opportunities.
Alona has served in senior product management positions in a number of consumer and manufacturing companies in Israel and the U.S. She taught design thinking & prototyping in the Masters program at Bezalel Academy of Art, is a mentor and speaker at Mass Challenge Jerusalem, and is a regular speaker at the Delta Pre-Accelerator class at Tel Aviv University. She has an MBA from MIT with a focus on marketing and operations, and a B.A. from the University of Chicago where she studied Economics and Public Policy.
Outside of work, Alona enjoys spending time with her husband, Gilli, her 4.5 year old son Asher, and her big-eared dog, Amalia. She can usually be found with her nose in a book and is most excited about her recent local finds for herring and kombucha.