Tania Aldous- Vice President, Design & User Experience, Corelle Brands and Instant Brands

Tania is a Chicago based, Australian born design professional passionate about elevating the experience people have with products to make them useful, valuable, and memorable. She now leads experience design strategy for the fastest growing small appliance brand in the US, Instant Brand LLC, of Instant Pot fame, and globally recognized housewares brands, Pyrex, Corelle, and Corningware for Corelle Brands LLC.

She is proud to have formerly lead a talented team of designers as US Design Director for Whirlpool Corporation for brands that included Whirlpool, KitchenAid, and Maytag during her 10 years in Michigan before moving to Chicago.

Tania has been a speaker at the IIT Design Strategy Conference, IDSA regional conferences, judge of the Victorian Premiers Design Awards, Jury Chair and Mentor for the International Spark Awards. She was recognized in 2015 as Monash University Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture where she holds a B. Tech (Industrial Design) and B. Tech (Design) Honours. Recently she completed a Masters of Design Methods at the Institute of Design.