Partner, IDEO London
I lead a portfolio that works with clients to bridge design and business through increased creative capacity. From strategy to execution, I aim to help our designers and clients collaborate to unlock growth and become more successful, by putting people at the heart of what they do.
What you won't learn from my bio:
I’m never happier than playing football in the english rain, wearing one of my old Real Madrid shirts, imagining i’m Uli Stielike.
Luis Cilimingras is a partner at IDEO London. He is passionate about how organizations embrace creativity to feel more confident about their growth, impact, and future.
Since joining IDEO, Luis has led relationships in diverse sectors including mobility, retail, and healthcare/pharmaceutical. Before returning to London, Luis spent a year in Peru, starting an innovation studio for Intercorp, a large national conglomerate, called La Victoria Lab. Its mission: to create new products, services and experiences for the country's emerging middle class.
An engineer by training, Luis was Fiat's brand manager before coming to IDEO, helping to launch the iconic Fiat 500 in Europe. He then led digital innovation at Fiat Group, overseeing the development and launch of Fiat eco:Drive, the first mass-market connected car app.
Luis has received numerous awards for innovation, communications and technology, including the Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions creativity festival and spoken at conferences including TED Active.