Background & Experience

Hilary Jay is a serial entrepreneur, an award-winning journalist, a museum-collected designer, and a veteran curator and educator. She co-founded DesignPhiladelphia, the first American design festival which became a national model. She has led international design conferences and workshops on creating real-world impact and change through design practices. In her newest enterprise, Department of Better, she works with both individuals and companies to curate collections of art and objects, oversee location transitions, and design interiors.

Areas of Expertise

  • Design and Arts Strategy
  • Policy Assessment
  • Journalism
  • Marketing