Tatjana Leblanc, associate professor
Université de Montréal
After carrying out her studies in Germany and the United States, Tatjana Leblanc began her professional career in several renowned design agencies, including Fitch (US), Design Central (US) and Plan Créatif (France). She developed an expertise in product design, design and innovation strategies and brand identity. In 2003, Ms. Leblanc joined the academic community at Université de Montréal as a research professor in design. She founded GRAD, the Groupe de recherche en aménagement et design, which explores design practices and emerging issues. She has received prestigious honours and distinctions for her work, including the 2017 Reddot Design Award.