Our Team

Link4 is multidisciplinary.  Based in Guatemala City.

 
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Omar Crespo.  omar@link4.gt

Co-founder & Director of Local Innovation and Design Education

Industrial designer, Master of Interior design by the Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid. He is a product design and social innovation consultant. Since 5+ years he is a professor of product design and social innovation in Rafael Landívar University and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. Member of the International Development and Innovation Network (IDIN) since 2012. Alum of MIT’s International Development Design Summit (IDDS) 2007 - MIT, 2012 - Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was a Design Facilitator in IDDS  Zero Waste, 2015 - Cali, Colombia and again in IDDS Education, 2016 - Bogotá Colombia. In 2017 he was Lead Organizer of IDDS Sustainable Homes in Guatemala. Currently, Omar is also a curriculum design consultant for Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.

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Oscar Quan.  oscar@link4.gt

Co-founder & Product Development Director

Experience in product design and design for development. Worked for Norsk Form, the Norwegian Foundation for Design and Architecture in 2008 - 2009. While being coordinator of the Industrial Design Program at INDIS, the Research Institute for Design at Universidad Rafael Landívar, worked for Design without Borders as project manager in Guatemala. Has been teaching as design professor since 2010. Part of the International Development Innovation Network - IDIN - since 2014, when he first participated at the International Development Design Summit - IDDS - in Arusha, Tanzania.