Working to foster a culture of human-centered digital technologies 


1. WHAT IS Digital Innovation?

Digital innovation refers to the use of new and emerging technologies to improve products, services, and processes. This can include the implementation of digital technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence, and IoT to enhance or transform the way businesses operate and create new opportunities for growth and revenue.

2. WHY Digital INNovation?

Digital innovation allows companies to stay competitive and adapt to changes in technology and consumer behavior. It also can improve operations and bring new revenue streams and opportunities for growth. Digital innovations like automation and data analytics can streamline processes, reduce human error, and lower costs.

3. What we offer

We help companies to identify areas where digital innovation can bring the most value, and then work with them to develop and implement strategies and solutions to achieve their goals.

4. HOW to get started

Reach out by filling out the interest form below, and one of our team leads will contact you with more information on our services and products. 




Griffin You


A digital innovation consultant at SDSU’s Digital Innovation Lab (DiLab)Griffin You is a Management Information Systems major aspiring to pursue a career in product management and venture capital with an emphasis on digital health. In the past, he has worked as a Financial Planning Intern at Paramount Pictures and a Venture Fellow at Lair East Labs. Right now, Griffin is involved at Kicker Ventures, an early-stage venture fund that focuses on digital health solutions, where he delves into understanding the emerging digital health landscape to discover upcoming entrepreneurs in the space. At DiLab, he strives to be involved in product discovery, go-to-market strategy planning, product roadmapping, and achieving product-market fit.

Dylan Fitzpatrick


A digital innovation consultant at SDSU’s Digital Innovation Lab (DiLab)Dylan Fitzpatrick is a junior at San Diego State University studying Finance. Prior to joining DiLab as a Digital Innovation Consultant, he worked in strategic finance at Bridge and venture capital at 75 & Sunny. Dylan is passionate about supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs as a part of Crescent Fund, where he currently leads deal flow and diligence efforts for student-led startups at SDSU. At DiLab, he focuses on customer discovery, market research, business models, and go-to-market strategy planning. Dylan hope to pursue a career in the venture/growth investing space with a concentration on technologies solving problems in real estate, financial services, education, and more.


Sean Flanagan


A digital innovation consultant at SDSU’s Digital Innovation Lab (DiLab), Sean Flanagan is a second-year Finance major and is working towards a career in Venture Capital, specializing in SaaS and tech startups. He is currently serving as the Vice President of Fundraising at the Entrepreneur Society, where he is actively honing his skills in business development, entrepreneurship, and fundraising. In addition, he is a valuable member of the executive board for Campus Program Funding and the Financial Affairs Committee at SDSU, where he plays a pivotal role in designing the budget process through financial modeling for the university. At DiLab, he works on identifying key performance indicators, target markets, and effective ways to implement digital transformations and disruptive technologies that can drive innovation and foster growth..

Tyler Co


A digital innovation consultant at SDSU’s Digital Innovation Lab (DiLab),  Tyler Co is a fourth-year Finance major with Interdisciplinary Studies and Statistics minors. Tyler’s work at DiLab has provided him with invaluable experience in big data analysis, which he plans to leverage in his future career in data science and analysis. His primary focus is on conducting market research and utilizing his statistical knowledge to extract meaningful insights for the team. In addition to his work at DiLab, Tyler is highly active in various campus organizations. He serves as the Vice President of Finance for Delta Sigma Pi, a professional co-ed business fraternity. Tyler also works as a Junior Counselor at SDSU’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, where he assists students with any financial concerns they may have. Tyler’s diverse skill set and range of experiences make him a strong candidate for success in his future career, whether as a financial analyst or advisor, or in a data science or big data analysis role.


How We Help Students

1. contact us below

If you are a student founder interested in receiving consulting services, you can contact us using the ‘Contact Us’ form below to setup a time to chat with our consultants. 

2. what we look for

During the chat, we hope to get a more in-depth view into what you are building, what you hope to accomplish, your milestones, and the problems you are facing.

3. where we come in

Based on the information provided, we will begin our research and brainstorming ideas to help you better understand how to tackle your problems based on the resources at your disposal. Examples include developing a go-to-market strategy, defining customer acquisition channels, or identifying your first end users.

4. post-session goals

By the end of the session, we hope you will take away a framework or methodology to help you tackle specific components of your business that will present results in the long run.


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SDSU Digital Innovation Lab

5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92126