Meet Your Instructors

Learn from IDEO design practitioners and business leaders who draw on decades of collective experience to apply human-centered methodologies to the world’s most complex systemic challenges.

Suzanne Gibbs Howard

Partner at IDEO and the Founder & Dean of IDEO U

Suzanne Gibbs Howard

Partner at IDEO and the Founder & Dean of IDEO U

Coe Leta Stafford

Executive Design Director of IDEO U

Coe Leta Stafford

Executive Design Director of IDEO U

Tim Brown

Chair of IDEO

Tim Brown

Chair of IDEO

David Kelley

IDEO Founder and Chairman

David Kelley

IDEO Founder and Chairman

Melanie Bell-Mayeda

Partner and Managing Director, IDEO San Francisco

Melanie Bell-Mayeda

Partner and Managing Director, IDEO San Francisco

Amy Bonsall

Former Senior Design Director of Venture Design, IDEO

Amy Bonsall

Former Senior Design Director of Venture Design, IDEO

Brendan Boyle

Partner at IDEO & Founder of IDEO Play Lab

Brendan Boyle

Partner at IDEO & Founder of IDEO Play Lab

Joe Brown

Portfolio Director at IDEO

Joe Brown

Portfolio Director at IDEO

Alex Gallafent

Design Director at IDEO

Alex Gallafent

Design Director at IDEO

Sara Kalick

Former Vice President, SYPartners

Sara Kalick

Former Vice President, SYPartners

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Ann Kim

Director of Health & Well-Being at IDEO

Ann Kim

Director of Health & Well-Being at IDEO

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Jenn Maer

Design Director at IDEO

Jenn Maer

Design Director at IDEO

Roger Martin

Strategy Advisor & former Dean of the Rotman School of Management

Roger Martin

Strategy Advisor & former Dean of the Rotman School of Management

Chris Nyffeler

Design Director at IDEO

Chris Nyffeler

Design Director at IDEO

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Kerry O'Connor

Design Director and Business Designer at IDEO

Kerry O'Connor

Design Director and Business Designer at IDEO

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Mike Peng

Partner at IDEO & Managing Director of IDEO Tokyo

Mike Peng

Partner at IDEO & Managing Director of IDEO Tokyo

Ilya Prokopoff

Partner at IDEO & Managing Director of IDEO San Francisco

Ilya Prokopoff

Partner at IDEO & Managing Director of IDEO San Francisco

Jennifer Riel

Global Director of Strategy at IDEO

Jennifer Riel

Global Director of Strategy at IDEO

David Schonthal

Senior Portfolio Director at IDEO

David Schonthal

Senior Portfolio Director at IDEO

Jane Fulton Suri

Partner Emeritus & Executive Design Director at IDEO

Jane Fulton Suri

Partner Emeritus & Executive Design Director at IDEO

Bryan Yuji Walker

Partner and Managing Director at IDEO San Francisco

Bryan Yuji Walker

Partner and Managing Director at IDEO San Francisco

Keith Yamashita

SYPartners Chairman and Founder

Keith Yamashita

SYPartners Chairman and Founder