David Pérez Ojeda

Pérez Ojeda
PhD Candidate
Design Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Strategic Design
d [dot] perez [at] lancaster [dot] ac [dot] uk

David holds a BA in Product Design Engineering (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile) and an MA in Design Management (Lancaster University, UK). His working experience ranges from packaging development, innovation and technology transfer, product design to design management. David’s research interests rely on the intersections of design, innovation, entrepreneurship and social initiatives.

Currently, he is conducting an interdisciplinary research between management and design disciplines which aim is the exploration of how design management can support the process of social entrepreneurship. The purpose of this research is to facilitate the absorption of design management principles and practices by nascent social entrepreneurs.


Recent Publications 

Perez, Hands, McKeever (2017) Design for Society: Analysis of the adoption of Design practices by Early-Stage Social Entrepreneurs, presented at the 12th European Academy of Design Conference: Design for Next

Perez, Hands, McKeever (2016) A critical examination of the potential of design management practices for social entrepreneurs, presented at the 20th Design Management Institute: Academic Design Management Conference Inflection Point: Design Research Meets Design Practice