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Hello, I’m Nathan Paterson

Senior Design Lead, IDEO Tokyo




Nathan is a Senior Design Lead at IDEO Tokyo. He is passionate about helping clients and collaborators unlock new opportunities with curious enquiry and creative exploration. Prior to joining IDEO, Nathan led the research and design team at Disney Labs, crafting immersive experiences with emerging technologies for Disney guests around the world. Previously, he has also built a design studio in Tokyo and co-founded an online education startup.

Nathan holds a BDes degree in Visual Communication from UNITEC Institute of Technology in New Zealand and loves music, architecture, photography, film, yoga, meditation, and being a husband and father.