Our

leaders.

With a wide range of expertise and lived experiences, our partners across the globe bring together the science of design and the alchemy of our creative talent to power big ideas and courageous futures.

Anne Kim
Partner, London
I lead strategic operations in Europe, where I help clients build resilient and inclusive growth that enables people, the planet, and profit.
Ari Adler
Partner, Cambridge
I spend my time helping clients and teams grow and bring innovative things to the world.
Becky Bermont
Partner & Managing Director, Cambridge
I bring an unapologetically human lens to organizational change.
Bruce MacGregor
Partner, San Francisco
I am passionate about innovation as a primary enabler for positive change in the world.
Bryan Yuji Walker
Partner, San Francisco
I have a proven track record of seeing and building the next big thing for IDEO and our clients.
Clark Scheffy
Partner & Managing Director, San Francisco
I focus on the intersections of brand, product, and transformation through building creatively capable clients.
Coe Leta Stafford
Partner & Managing Director, IDEO U
I teach global audiences the skills of human-centered design and leadership.
Dan Perkel
Partner, San Francisco
I work with some of the world's leading companies to imagine new digital platforms and experiences and write their next chapters of sustainable growth.
David Kelley
Founder & Partner Emeritus, Global
I founded IDEO because I wanted to work in a creative environment surrounded by people I admire.
Dawn Taketa Riordan
Partner & Managing Director, IDEO U
I co-lead IDEO U and guide marketing across product, digital, e-commerce, content, media relations, brand, and partnerships.
Dennis Boyle
PARTNER EMERITUS AND FOUNDING TEAM MEMBER, GLOBAL
Over the course of my nearly 45-year IDEO career, I have worked as a design engineer, a project leader, a business relationship leader, a studio leader, and a practice leader.
Derek Robson
Chief Executive Officer, Global
I lead IDEO's business globally. That means I help to set the vision and direction, nurture the talent, and lead our teams to produce world-class work.
Divya Balakrishnan
Partner, IDEO U
I lead product, operations, customer service and strategic planning across our Learning Programs and services at IDEO U.
Heather Boesch
Partner, Cambridge
I build trusted partnerships and high-performing, inspired teams to imagine new futures.
Ilya Prokopoff
Partner, San Francisco
I launched Organizational Design, a practice that helps organizations understand their customers better and operate in fundamentally human-centered ways.
James Higgs
Partner, London
I practice at the intersection of business strategy, product strategy, and digital strategy.
Jennifer Riel
Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Global
I lead IDEO’s work in strategy design, collaborating with clients and internal teams to help design their futures.
Juho Parviainen
Partner, San Francisco
My passion is creating transformative products, experiences and businesses that accelerate the change we want to see in the world.
Kelly Bjork
Partner & Managing Director, Chicago
I bring a deep understanding of brand strategy, identity, expression, user experience, and communications to my work.
Lorenz Korder
Partner & Managing Director, London
I lead change and strategy programmes at the heart of large organisations, helping leaders cultivate teams that transform their businesses at scale.
Matthew Higham
Partner, London
I work with leaders and their teams to design new strategies and experiences that enable people to live healthier lives.
Maura Cass
Partner, Cambridge
I’ve dedicated my career to bringing change and transformation to some of the most critical human experiences in health and healthcare.
Michelle Lee
Partner & Managing Director, Play Lab
I drive the growth of the Play Lab’s business, the strength of our partnerships, the delivery of our work, and the growth of our people.
Peter Hyer
Partner, San Francisco
I am focused on transformation strategy for platform businesses by pushing the edges of media and technology.
Peter Jackson
Partner, San Francisco
I build deep relationships with banking, wealth management, fintech, and insurance clients of various scales and help them grow new muscles.
Remy Jauffret
Partner & Managing Director, Shanghai
I focus on cultivating a culture of craft and content excellence, and developing designers into design leaders.
Steve Schwall
Partner & Managing Director, Chicago
I work with creative leaders and executives to design new offerings, drive business growth, and transform their culture through the power of design.
Tim Brown
Partner Emeritus, Global
Through writing, speaking and advising I try to champion the interdisciplinary, multi-faceted nature of design.
Tom Kelley
Partner Emeritus & Founding Team Member, Global
I helped lead IDEO as it grew from twelve designers in a single building to hundreds of creative people in a network spread across three continents.
Tony Wong
Partner, Shanghai
I am responsible for IDEO’s long-term success in China and working with clients to use design as a tool to enable growth.
Vivian Barad
Partner, San Francisco
I work with the food & beverage and CPG industry to find growth opportunities that create climate-positive impact in the world.