I am a design futurist, innovator, and thought-leader.
A female leader in tech with 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, communities, and institutions across the globe, I specialize in interdisciplinary collaboration and imagining the innovative potential and ethical implications of emerging technologies—including AI and the metaverse.
Mariah App, an augmented reality program, reveals haunting link of Met’s Sackler Wing to opioid crisis
Augmented Reality App Connects the Life of an Opioid Victim to the Met Museum’s Sackler Wing
Heather Snyder Quinn Uses Design Fiction to Challenge the Status Quo
wicklander fellow in ethicsDePaul University
Heather Snyder Quinn is named the 2021-2022 Wicklander Fellow from DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business
STA 100 design AwardSociety of Typographic Arts
Heather Snyder Quinn wins STA Award for the third time for her augmented reality app
Excellence in teaching awardDePaul University
Heather Snyder Quinn is the 2022 recipient, awarded by DePaul University, Jarvis College of Computing
Speaking & Engagements
What is design fiction and how can it shape a sustainable (real) future?
Author of article for Future of the Environment
Using Design Fiction to Imagine Sustainable Futures (workshop & keynote)
Biocene 2022 Transformation of Transportation
Using Speculative Design to Inform Tech Policy for the Metaverse and Beyond
Information Society Project at Yale Law School, Technologies of Deception Conference, 2022
Augmented Realities, Design Fiction and Content with Heather Snyder Quinn
All Things Content Podcast