Andy Van Solkema
Vice President of Digital Strategy & Experience
Andy is focused on bringing customer perspectives and innovative trends into shifting digital organizations through OST’s practice, vision, and digital services. He does so by infusing human-centered design mind-set with OST’s deep technology experience. Andy combines an intrigue of human behavior with his craft of graphic, information, and interface design. As technology, communication, and business converge, he leads under the belief that collaboration, understanding of people, and multi-disciplined teams are the hub of innovation. Andy’s professional work includes clients such as Apple, Google, Sony, Capital Studios, Herman Miller and others.
Andy holds an undergraduate and graduate degrees in design. In 2004, He started an 18 person design studio, Visualhero Design, which was acquired by OST in 2016. Andy serves as an adjunct professor of Design Thinking for Grand Valley State’s Executive MBA program and advisor to the Design Thinking Academy at GVSU, along with adjunct and advisory roles at the University of Michigan.