Marilyn Shen

Marilyn Shen



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Marilyn brings over 20 years of experience building workplace environments that cultivate company culture and support staff connections. She is passionate about aligning workplaces to fully embrace culture, diversity, inclusion, social responsibility, and the overall well-being of people. Her work has supported thousands of employees’ active contributions by facilitating their transitions to large-scale, flexible work environments, including activity-based neighborhood choice and agile mobile work. As a Principal of the firm, Marilyn works closely with the firm’s partners to provide design leadership and project management in the workplace and science studios. Marilyn is also responsible for establishing strong relationships with clients and industry partners, as well as managing, mentoring, and training staff.

Marilyn has served as board member for the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation for over 10 years. She founded Kodo, Inc., a consultancy that focuses on education and advancement of inclusive and equitable design.

As a mom of two, Marilyn spends her free time on the sidelines being their biggest fan and loudest cheerleader.  She also enjoys practicing yoga and playing tennis.