Design Program Administrator
Phone: (650) 723-5436
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:30pm
Office: Building 550 (Peterson Laboratory), Room 151
Renée joined the Design Program in June 2013. She collaborates closely with the design faculty and students, and is responsible for managing all of the program’s operational and administrative needs.
Problem solving with creatives has been Renée’s focus for more than fifteen years. Before joining Stanford, she designed scenery for film and managed a set construction shop in the heart of Hollywood.
Design Program Assistant
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4:00pm
Office: Building 550 (Peterson Laboratory), Room 136
Andrea has been with the Product Design Program since November 2015. She supports ME101, Renee Chao, Administrator for the Design Program, and helps with other administrative needs, including financial transaction reconciliations. Before coming to Stanford, Andrea was a Project Manager at Landor Associates, managing such top brands as Frito Lay and Coors beer. She also worked as a Market Researcher for Lexmark in Orleans, France and in Miami. She earned her BA from UCLA.