Portfolio Director, IDEO Palo Alto
I get excited about combining the right technologies with a design vision to create a product that can go to market. Day to day, I lead teams of designers and engineers on some of IDEO's largest and most complex product development projects.
What you won't learn from my bio:
I'm a (retired) foster parent, with five daughters we've brought up speaking Spanish.
Matt Adams is a portfolio director at IDEO’s Palo Alto office. At IDEO, Matt focuses on helping organizations bring products to the world that fuse great hardware and software design in a human-centered way.
Since joining IDEO in 2000, Matt has led some of IDEO’s gnarliest and most complex projects, led a joint design studio staffed by IDEO and client designers, designed products as a product design engineer, and helped launch production as a manufacturing liaison.
He is currently leading the design & engineering teams collaborating with LA County to design their new voting system.
Prior to IDEO, Matt studied Manufacturing Engineering at Brigham Young University.