Silvia Malaver

Colombia | MDS 13

KAM Product Line Manager at Ofipartes S.A
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I’m an Industrial and Strategic Designer (MDS), I live in Bogotá, Colombia with emphasis in Business Development, Marketing & Sales of Office Furniture, Architectural, and Customer-focused Product Design for several industry markets

In my career I have achieved different awards as the first place in design contests like PAD 2005 (award for architecture and design); I have been a product, furnishing and interior designer of turnkey projects, in the same way I have worked and I know the different Colombian arts and crafts working hand in hand with artisans and architects of my country, and specified for furniture companies international level supporting them in entering the Colombian market.


Which kind of contribution has provided to your career the MDS experience?
The master’s degree in Strategic Design has allowed me to project my career designing and generating strategies and value propositions to the companies for which I have worked and I´m working, it has been an enriching personal and professional experience that has allowed me to grow, reinvent myself and face new professional challenges

Outline the MDS experience according four keywords or key adjectives
Innovation, Strategy, Design, Adaptability.

Would you suggest this experience to other professionist?
I would recommend it for people who have a background in design to support their professional career; this master allows them to have a better vision and strategies for the development of projects, I believe that this master’s degree provides tools to open the job spectrum of any professional with interest in have an integral growth for their careers