A traveling innovation firm

About Us


Small, By Design

About us


Size Matters.

Innovation requires a nimble, flexible approach. As a boutique firm we have the ability to move quickly, pivot in response to new findings and work side-by-side with our clients. We bring entrepreneurial pluck to the innovation process. Since 2012 we've helped organizations, large and small, make meaningful change around the world. We love working closely with our clients to uncover insights and bring new ideas to life in the field. Join us!



Will Skelton

Will's past lives include careers in anthropology, economics and education. At Emergent, he draws on them all. He's happiest in the field, notebook in one hand, street food in the other. Will holds BAs in Anthropology and International Affairs from the George Washington University and an MA in Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology. 

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JAMIE Munger

Jamie has led research and design projects in China, India, Haiti and the US. She earned Master level degrees in Design and Business Administration from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to launching Emergent she designed innovative outdoor gear for athletes. Jamie also holds a BA in Sociology from Emory University and an AA in Fashion from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.

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