Innovation & Design


Mathieu Aguesse is a French entrepreneur, dedicated to innovation and education on impact-driven topics. He successfully launched the first open innovation class dedicated to solving plastic pollution, a program called Deplastify the Planet. At Haas, he is now running a class at called Equitable Design, which leverages the power of design to solve challenges related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Aguesse is also the founder and CEO of Schoolab US, an innovation studio working with major corporations across the world. He has been developing unique innovation and design frameworks, such as “design fiction,” which he sees as the new essential framework for the leaders of the future.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Design thinking
  • Sustainability and sustainable design
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Equitable Design