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ADAM SELZER

www.aselzer.com hello@aselzer.com 615.972.4236 Palo Alto, CA

EDUCATION
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
2011-2012 | PALO ALTO, CA M.A. in Learning Design & Technology GPA 4.0

Proficiencies: Kid-Centered Design Childhood Development Educational Technology Sound/Music Production Design Thinking Strategy Need-finding & Design Research

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

2009-2011 | NASHVILLE, TN B.S. in Human & Organizational Development GPA 3.4

SCHOOL OF AUDIO ENGINEERING INSTITUTE


2006-2007 | NASHVILLE, TN Master of Audio Engineering/Sound Production

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

2003-2005 | NASHVILLE, TN Music Theory and Composition Studies

EXPERIENCE
IDEO
DESIGN RESEARCHER | 2012 | PALO ALTO, CA Helped IDEO better understand their approach to teacher education by conducting extensive mixed-methods research, submitting a 60+ pages of conclusions and design opportunities, and joining a small team of designers that developed and launched IDEOs first elearning course teaching design thinking to 2000+educators.

ASHOKA

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT INTERN | 2010 | PALO ALTO, CA Developed online outreach strategy that guided Team Leaders to capture knowledge of national campaign effectiveness and organizational best practices. Helped coordinate programming for TEDxYSE: Unleashing Young Social Entrepreneurs and Ashokas 2010 Youth Venture Summit.

MR. ADAM TEACHES

TEACHER & CURRICULUM DESIGNER | 2007-09 | NASHVILLE, TN Designed and introduced original curricular materials to 1000+children in more than 25 inner city schools by leading weekly classes about the the foundational principles of music and launching Rock-n-Roll 101, an 8-week camp teaching children songwriting, musical performance, and the history of rock music.

ADAM AND THE COUCH POTATOES

EDUCATIONAL MEDIA DESIGNER | 2006-09 | NASHVILLE, TN Formed and managed a creative collective that received international acclaim from exposing thousands of families to educational experiences by producing original musical content and performing in prominent music venues, festivals, and events (CMA Music Fest, Bonnaroo, TEDxYSE, XM/Sirius Radio, Alitalia Airlines).

RECOGNITION
2012 Winner | Jim Henson Company/VINCI Hack-a-Thon 2012 Recipient | The Fifford Fellowship for Art Education 2011 Finalist | S.F. Startup Weekend Educational Technology 2011 Top 50 Green Heroes of Middle Tennessee | Nashville Post 2009 Nashville Leaders Under 40 | Nashville Business Journal