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MPS Branding Success Stories

February 26, 2018


In celebration of our fall 2018 application season, we've made a video of alumni, who've shared about their experiences in the one-year Masters in Branding program and how it shaped their thinking, influenced their career path, and helped them see what's possible. 




Thank you to our alumni who so generously shared their experiences:


Noah Armstrong

Creative Director, mtheory

Class of 2011


Jui Khopkar

Strategist, TBWA/Chiat/Day New York

Class of 2015


Gena Cuba

Design Researcher, UNICEF

Flex Communication Designer, IDEO

Principle of Design Strategy, Nucleus

Class of 2014


Maria Silva

Strategic Designer, Mucca Design

Class of 2015


Kejal Macdonald

Vice President, Marketing, Thinx/Icon

Anna-Rae Morris

Designer and Creative Strategist, 3

Class of 2016

Ryan Beickert

Head Storyteller, Turner Courageous Studios

Class of 2014

Pablo Ulpiano

Strategic Brand-Focused Creative Director, S&P Global

Faculty, SVA Masters in Branding

Class of 2012

Corin Camenisch

Co-Founder, Principal Strategist, BLOW Branding

Class of 2016

Andrew Miller

Director, Strategy, Interbrand

Faculty, SVA Masters in Branding

Class of 2012

Emeka Patrick

Creative Director, Anchor Worldwide

Class of 2016

Michelle Poler

Founder, Hello Fears

Class of 2015

Lauren Velleck

Senior Manager, Sterling Brands

Class of 2016

Jessie McGuire

Executive Director, Strategy, ThoughtMatter

Class of 2011

Graham McMullin

Strategist, Redscout

Class of 2014

Philippe Ostiguy

Strategist, 2x4

Class of 2015

Daniyil Onufrishyn

Graphic Designer, ESPN

Class of 2013

Jennifer Passas

Senior Strategist, Carbone Smolan Agency

Class of 2015

Purva Sawant

Design Strategist, UNICEF

Class of 2015

Sarah Hermalyn

Brand Strategist, OCD

Class of 2014


Lana Ugurtas

Strategist, PSFK

Class of 2015


Thank you Heller Films for the wonderful production!




The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


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Debbie Millman
Chair, Co-founder


Emily Weiland

Director of Operations, Graduate Advisor


Steven Heller
Co-founder, Faculty Advisor