Stacey Chang is an Associate Partner and Director of IDEO’s Health & Wellness practice, which works at the forefront of healthcare in both established and emerging markets to help clients define, design, and launch breakthrough offerings. Since 1995, Stacey has led efforts to create new products and devices, packaging, healthcare therapies and services, and market strategies using IDEO’s uniquely human-centered approach to merging technology and human needs. Clients within the healthcare industry include major medical device companies, medical technology start-ups, healthcare delivery institutions, and pharmaceutical companies. He is passionate about helping clients understand their unique contribution to the broader healthcare ecosystem and develop market offerings that are beneficial for all involved.
In addition to his work at IDEO, Stacey has founded financial services software companies, led the early development of Intuitive Surgical’s pediatric instrument platform, and counts among his experience forays into automotive design, corporate research, and academic teaching. He also actively mentors several technology start-ups in Silicon Valley. In all his engagements, Stacey is devoted to using design thinking and developing technology towards the betterment of the human condition.
Stacey was named to Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry magazine’s “40 under 40” list of medical technology innovators in 2012. He holds an MS from Stanford University and a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Medical Device Development