Design & Business Club

Become part of our vibrant community.


Our Mission

We aim to connect Carnegie Mellon graduate students who share an interest in working on the intersection between design and business. We are committed to providing our members with educational resources that show the benefits of good design for business. We will also aim to create networking opportunities for professional development.









Members Benefits

Members will have lots of opportunities to attend a variety of events, including case competitions, speaker series, and career prep seminars, to learn about design and business. Members will meet designers and product managers from design-centric companies and other schools at Carnegie Mellon University. We aim to give our members a step head to learn about design concepts and tools to fuel your innovation and problem-solving skills.

Events & Activities

Members will have an access to design thinking bootcamp, speaker series, design challenges, industry nights, and career prep seminars.

Exclusive Resources

Members will learn about design thinking tools to ideate, create, launch and iterate upon products and services.


Members will meet UX researchers, designers and product managers from a variety of companies, including Google, IDEO, Uber, Deeplocal, etc.

Our Team

Boonrith Pongrasamiroj
Ariel Yu
Executive VP and VP of Marketing
Mathew Polowitz
VP of Campus Relations
Palida Suwanpromma
VP of Finance
Saloni Shah
VP of Corporate Relations
Daniel Kung
VP of Operations and Alumni Relations
John Plunkett
VP of Learning
Hongxun Jin
VP of Learning
Mujiun Shie
VP of Learning


Design & Business Club

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
United States