About Drawbridge Innovations

At Drawbridge Innovations, we’re in the business of creating clarity, alignment and action.

We partner with organizations and teams and support them with strategic visioning, visual communication, innovation, learning design and change. For more than eight years, we are grateful and proud to have worked across the globe with clients in the private, non-profit, and government sectors.


About Nitya Wakhlu

Nitya Wakhlu is the founder and Chief Visual Strategist at Drawbridge Innovations LLC. She is a skilled facilitator, graphic recorder, learning designer, and business consultant. Nitya has over 10 years of experience working as a visual practitioner and is proud to have served a diverse range of clients across three continents.

Nitya is best known for her expertise in designing group processes with the ability to synthesize information and visualize conversations in real time.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications engineering and an MBA focused on Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Nitya’s previous experience includes her role at GE Money (India), where she worked as an Area Sales Manager and led a sales team of 70 people. After her hands-on managerial experience at GE, she joined the consulting team at Pragati Leadership Institute (India) as a corporate facilitator and consultant.

Nitya currently serves on the board of directors of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners (IFVP) and helps shape the future of the global visual practice. Things that make her eyes shine include learning about the brain, studying behavior change, improv theater and drinking (good) red wine.

She is based in the beautiful Portland, Oregon - and is often spotted on a (Delta) flight enroute to her next client engagement.




Facilitation, Graphic Recording, Experience Design, Whiteboard Animation, Vision Maps, Visual Thinking Workshops


We support our clients with an integration of consulting services, strategic communication design and tools that help them build their own visual thinking muscle.


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