Meet the team

Maria Laanelepp

Maria Laanelepp

Manager (aka Sandboss)
maria.laanelepp@ut.ee
+372 5668 4793

Maria is a former graphic designer and entrepreneur, a psychology student, event organiser, sailor and owner of the cutest dog - Frank. Also, she is holding it all together here in Sandbox ;)

Yana Halas

Yana Halas

Coordinator & Mentor
yana.halas@ut.ee

Yana is a Sandbox graduate. She has a passion for cycling, hiking, and - you guessed it! - design thinking. She is mentoring Digital Product Management Industry Project and Global Digital Innovation Project courses. Yana is also making sure our website is up and running :)

Kristjan Karron

Kristjan Karron

Marketing Specialist
kristjan.karron@ut.ee

Kristjan is the marketing manager for Sandbox, having earned his degree in journalism where they taught things such as taking photographs and talking a lot. If he's not being loud himself, he's probably listening to or making loud music instead.

Antti Ainamo

Antti Ainamo

Associate professor
antti.ainamo@ut.ee
+358 50 466 4401

At 3 years old, Antti interested himself in dinosaurs and chimps. The fact his best friend's father was an architect fascinated him. Antti has not forgotten his roots in his research or in his co-learning with students.

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