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AJ Paron

AJ Paron, EVP and Design Futurist at SANDOW Design Group is widely respected as a creative thinker, innovative leader, and engaging speaker and panelist.

Her experience includes creating and leading a multimillion-dollar award-winning design/build firm, developing national programs for ASID, and developing design research programs for the University of Minnesota. As a design professional, she has specialized in procurement innovation, design implementation and collaboration, environmental initiatives/LEED, workplace change management and has been the pioneer in research in designing for neurodiversity.

Paron has been honored with accolades from numerous organizations including IIDA, ASID, NKBA, NARI, USGBC, and Chrysalis Awards. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review, featured in Forbes and authored several books including the groundbreaking series on Interior Design for Autism by Wiley Publications.