Jacklyn Ady, IDSA


Jacklyn Ady, IDSA
Product Manager at Escalade Sports
IDEA Jury Member 2021-22

Jacklyn Ady is responsible for identifying and applying product design trends to create and develop innovation and newness across billiard categories. She leads collaborative teams, influences styling, drives design, and manages product lines across the division.

Jacklyn Ady is also an adjunct instructor at the University of Evansville in the Master of Science in Leadership, Organizational Leadership, and ChangeLab programs. She teaches "Change & Innovation in Non-Profit Organizations", "Transforming Organizations into Innovation Culture" and "Social Entrepreneurship" courses. 

Jacklyn's education is a hybrid of design and business. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Nagoya University of Commerce and Business (NUCB). Outside of teaching and work, you can find Jacklyn wakesurfing, snowboarding, or cycling preferably mountainside.