Anthony D'Avella

Anthony D'Avella

Principal at Runyon Design

20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Runyon Design

General Information


Professor, MFA Design Faculty  - School of Visual Arts

Principal  - MACHINE: A growth + innovation company

Portfolio Director and Senior Design Lead At New York Studio  - IDEO LLC


MBA  - Harvard Business School

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For new business, please contact: Anthony D'Avella, Runyon's Principal: anthony [at] runyon [dot] io

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Anthony D'Avella, Principal
Anthony D'Avella is the Founder and Principal of Runyon. Before founding Runyon, Anthony was a Portfolio Director and Senior Design Lead at IDEO's New York studio for more than 4 years. While at IDEO, Anthony led design projects, grew top client relationships, grew the business design practice, and built the studio's venture design portfolio. He mentors and teaches at the School of Visual Arts in the graduate MFA Design Program in the Designer as Entrepreneur track and at the Harvard Innovation Lab, and has also advised startups at TechStars. Anthony holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School (2nd Year Honors) and a B.A. cum laude in English and Italian from Middlebury College. When he is not in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter, he can be found on a beach somewhere, usually down at the Jersey shore, trying to become a better surfer.

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Anthony D'Avella is the Founder of Runyon.
He designs growth products and experiences with great brands like American Express, Target, and the Harvard Innovation Lab, as well as well-funded and growing startups. Prior to Runyon, he designed, built, and launched cross-platform businesses at IMG and for Fortune 500 clients at IDEO in their New York studio. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and, when he's not spending time with his wife and daughter in Brooklyn, he teaches venture design in the graduate MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

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