Sarah Rottenberg



Sarah Rottenberg is a Lecturer in the School of Design and the Associate Director of the Integrated Product Design Program at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master's Program that brings together design, business, and engineering. She also works as a consultant to innovation strategy consultancies and corporate clients, training teams in design research methodologies and facilitating strategic product and business design sessions.

Sarah specializes in bringing people together to design products, experiences, and businesses that are desirable, meaningful, feasible, and viable. She is adept at articulating and explaining design processes and methods. She teaches students to balance techniques for creative and intuitive approaches to research design and synthesis alongside rigorous analysis. Sarah began her career as a design researcher at Doblin and was formerly a Directing Associate at Jump Associates. She has a Master of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, where she specialized in anthropology, and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

Work and Research
xLAB: Experience Design & Technology Lab
Research Detail