IDEO President and CEO
“It’s not the technology, but what you do with it.”
– Interview in The New York Times
Tim Brown is president and CEO of IDEO, an innovation and design firm founded in 1991 by David M. Kelley that has revolutionized the designer’s role in the client relationship. Now 550 strong and with offices in eight global cities, IDEO has raised the profile of design by fusing engineering, social science and business strategy into its innovation practice for hundreds of blue-chip clients, as well as government, education and social sector organizations. Brown’s leadership in design is widely sought in industry, academia and the nonprofit community. Under his direction IDEO has been ranked #15 in the Boston Consulting Group’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies.