Ishita Jain

Design & Innovation Specialist, Autodesk Foundation


US & Canada




Ishita Jain leads design and innovation at the Autodesk Foundation. She uses her design thinking and social innovation expertise to support entrepreneurs and innovators who are using technology and design to solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

She has a Masters in Design for Social Innovation from the School of Visual Arts, NY and a Masters in Industrial Design from the National Institute of Design, India. Ishita is based in San Francisco, California.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote The future of work is an opportunity to protect people; it's our chance to an equitable future.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020