Christina Perla, CEO of Makelab and Daniela Macias, Global Experience Design Manager at Colgate Palmolive sit down at Makelab HQ in Brooklyn to discuss the journey from Jr. Packaging Engineer at a manufacturing facility in Mexico to the global design team in NYC.
Daniela’s 14-year journey at Colgate Palmolive, starting in Mexico;
The importance of advocacy within a corporation that is crucial for career growth;
How your educational foundation is just the beginning and how real-world experience fills critical gaps.
Watch some of the best and most insightful moments below!
Daniela is an industrial design innovator with over 14 years at Colgate-Palmolive, shaping global household and consumer products. Leading cross-functional teams, she's known for her creative design of bottles, caps, soaps, and more. Her journey from manufacturing to global design initiatives in NYC has shaped her as an empathetic, inclusive innovator. Her work, showcased in homes worldwide, spans brands like Palmolive, Ajax, and Fabuloso.
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