Carley, Strategy Designer, is driven by creation and the enablement of both herself and her communities. Through Business Models Inc she supports organizations with strategy, business model generation and validation, and value proposition design. Carley helps apply group genius, creativity, and innovation to help solve unique business challenges with a true makers mindset.

For 6 years prior, Carley helped grow Autodesk’s maker community Instructables.com. With over 115 do-it-yourself tutorials, Carley has gained over 13 million page-views and recognition from major publications such as The Huffington Post, GQ Magazine, Popular Mechanics, and more. She uses her experience in project management, online community building, hackathons, content creation, and customer development to build new innovative strategies. Carley’s energy is infectious and it can be seen in every aspect of her many creations.

Carley holds a degree in Computer Science and Visual Art from Union College and an MBA in Design Strategy from California College of the Arts.