How do you help a creative team that does not know each other learn to work together and produce the next great idea? Ivy Ross shares her experiences of starting a new job at Old Navy and rapidly getting the team up to speed by fostering connections, relationships and trust.
ABOUT IVY ROSS
Ivy Ross is executive vice president for product design and development with Gap Inc.’s Old Navy chain of casual-clothing stores. Before this, Ms. Ross held positions at Mattel, Calvin Klein, Coach, and Swatch, among others. She is also a renowned sculptor. Her own metal work is currently in the permanent collections of museums including The Smithsonian Institute, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Cooper-Hewitt museum in New York. She has received the National Endowment of the Arts fellowship and the Women in Design International award.