Dr. Linda Carson



Dr. Linda Carson

Chief, Creativity and Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dr. Linda Carson is Chief, Creativity and Interdisciplinary Collaboration at Overlap. She works closely with the Leadership team to develop new services and strategize about long-term goals for the company. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Dr. Carson leads the development of Overlap’s training and design curriculum. She is also a passionate creative practitioner and an expert in the creative process. At Overlap, she applies this expertise to foster the conditions for creativity in organizations and nurture creativity in others.

Dr. Carson holds degrees in mathematics, science, fine arts, and a PhD in behavioural and cognitive neuroscience. She is a lecturer at the University of Waterloo in Fine Arts and at its Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business. When she’s not teaching or advising at Overlap, she enjoys solving problems, building things, and making unexpected connections. Linda is also an accomplished playwright, sculptor, and Diet Coke enthusiast.