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Salka Fernandez

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Salka is majored in BA Graphic Design and worked for the country’s petroleum company PDVSA (member of OPEC), Nabisco, Procter & Gamble, prior to P&G transferring her to North American Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Salka moved to New York in 2009 to join the Global Design Management team at Bayer HealthCare

Salka has 14 years of professional experience growing the business and building the organization in the areas of Visual Branding, Graphic Design, Web Graphics, Corporate Identity, Team Management, Brand Architecture and Marketing.



Painting and doing handicrafts invigorates Salka’s creativity. She also enjoys exercising, biking, and swimming every chance she gets, spending time with her husband, exploring new sights or their home in New Jersey. 

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