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Yukari Iwamoto

MA work

Jamming Birds

The Jamming Birds is a community-based music service to empower and connect refugees, musicians and music lovers based on mutual contribution.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Service Design, 2016

  • Hello! I am a service designer with a drive to bring social innovation through design and business. 

    My design principle is to be community-based, sustainable and scalable to enable productive and significant impact. I've enjoy working with various sectors such as startups, corporates, governmental organisations and charities throughout my career. 

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Foreign Studies, Sophia University, Japan, 2009
  • Experience

  • Co-founder and chief design officer, TechAguru, PH, 2015–present; Product marketing manager and business development manager, Intel KK. Tokyo, 2009–14; IT consultant, JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association), 2011.
  • Awards

  • Semi-finalist, Hult Prize, 2015