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Interdisciplinary

Part evolutionary psychology, part behavioral economics, part design thinking

 

Rooted

Grounded in data

 

Applied

Not indulgent but sometimes esoteric.  My work identifies insights the market has not uncovered.

 

 

Pragmatic

Ideas that are feasible and viable.

 

 

 

01
Ari NaveDesign Strategist

 

 

Applying human centered design principles to
products, brands and communications. Sometimes
work practices too. From EX to TV, design
is at the core.

 

02
Ari NaveEthnographer

 

 

Bringing to bear a craft in ethnography
and extensive research toolkit honed in the sugar
fields of Mauritius, the river banks
of Ghana and the suburbs of Shomberg.

 

03
Ari NaveUnorthodox Dad

 

 

Exploring evidenced-based and modern
parenting perspectives that challenge
the status quo including my own.

 

 

1

NSF grant

2

start-ups

3

degrees

4

attempts to send a weather balloon into space

 

 

5

Effies

6

conference presentations

7

successful summits of Castle Peak (e. 450 m)

8

surviving emeriti of the Calabasas Mountaineering Club

 

 

10

years at UCLA

15

years strategic planning

72

consecutive months with a beard (as of Nov 2013)

92

entries written in the Encarta Africana

 

 

370

hours interviewing Ghanaian fishermen

1687

books in the Nave library

15915

facebook #

19077

highest altitude on foot

 

94%

lsat percentile

74%

of nights I end up sleeping in one of my kids bunk beds

50%

success rate for breeding praying mantises

0%

chance that I will make my first  million before I am 20

 

 

  • This American Life

  • 99% Invisible

  • Snap Judgment

  • Radio Lab

  • Freakenomics

  • The Moth

  • bootleg City Arts and Lectures

podcast consumption

  • evolutionary psychology

  • design thinking

  • CHI/EX

  • behavioral economics 

core theoretical frameworks

 

 

 

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Tel. 415.786.9591

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