2018 Speakers

Gadi Amit
Founder and Principal Designer
NewDealDesign LLC
Paola Antonelli
Senior Curator of Architecture & Design and Director of Research & Development
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Robbie Antonio
Chief Executive Officer
Revolution Precrafted
Christian Bason
Chief Executive Officer
Danish Design Centre
Dr. Beh Swan Gin
Chairman
Singapore Economic Development Board
Kristina Blahnik
Chief Executive Officer
Manolo Blahnik
Sean Carney
Chief Design Officer
Royal Philips
John Cary
Author
"Design for Good"
Tony Chambers
Brand and Content Director, Wallpaper*; Co-chair
Brainstorm Design
Clay Chandler
Executive Editor, International, Time Inc. Brands, Meredith Corporation; Chair,
Brainstorm Design
Nigel Coates
Founder
Nigel Coates
Mark Curtis
Chief Client Officer
Fjord
Tom Dixon
Designer and Guest Creative Director
Brainstorm Design 2018
Tom Dixon
Designer and Founder
DRS
Thierry Dreyfus
Founder
Atelier Thierry Dreyfus
Mark Dytham
Co-founder
Klein Dytham architecture and PechaKucha
Rod Farmer
Digital Expert Associate Principal
McKinsey & Company
Tucker Fort
Partner
Smart Design
Joe Gebbia
Co-founder and Chief Product Officer
Airbnb
Phil Gilbert
General Manager, Design
IBM
Maria Giudice
Design Leader and Co-author
Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design
Sanjay Gour
Executive Director, Digital Business Transformation
UBS Wealth Management
Kenya Hara
President
Nippon Design Center, Inc.
Charles Hayes
Partner and Executive Managing Director, Asia
IDEO
Thomas Heatherwick
Founder and Design Director
Heatherwick Studio
Yuichiro Hori
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Stellar Works
Hwang Yu-Ning
Acting Deputy CEO and Chief Planner
Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority
Masazumi Imai
Design Manager, Design Center
FUJIFILM
Fujiyo Ishiguro
President and Chief Executive Officer
Netyear
Natasha Jen
Partner
Pentagram
Pei-Ru Keh
New York Editor, Wallpaper*; Co-chair
Brainstorm Design
Derrick Kiker
Leader, McKinsey Design (Asia Pacific); Partner
McKinsey & Company
Agnes Kwek
Executive Director
DesignSingapore Council
Elizabeth Laraki
Director of Product Design, Social Good and Goodwill
Facebook
Don-Tae Lee
Executive Vice President and Head, Corporate Design Center
Samsung Electronics
  Lee Seow Hiang
Chief Executive Officer
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Shanying Leung
Director of User Experience Design, Alipay
Ant Financial
Jeanne Liedtka
Professor
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Mark Lin Lin
Head of International Operations
Mobike
Justin Maguire
Senior Vice President, Design and User Experience
Salesforce
Miguel McKelvey
Co-founder and Chief Culture Officer
WeWork
Silka Miesnieks
Head of Design Lab
Adobe
Jaime Moreno
Founder and CEO
Mormedi
Alan Murray
President, Fortune and Chief Content Officer Time Inc. Brands
Meredith Corporation
Michiyo Nakamoto
Editor, Japonica; Senior Advisor
Brainstorm Design
Kohei Nishiyama
Co-founder, Elephant Design Holdings; Founder and CEO
Cuusoo System
Brian O'Keefe
Deputy Editor; Co-chair, Brainstorm Design
Fortune
Liz Ogbu
Founder and Principal
Studio O
Beatrix Ong
Founder
Beatrix Ong
Norman Pearlstine
Senior Advisor, Brainstorm Design and Former Editor in Chief and Vice Chairman
Time Inc.
Mauro Porcini
Chief Design Officer
PepsiCo
Ernesto Quinteros
Chief Design Officer
Johnson & Johnson
Alex Rasmussen
President
Neal Feay Company
Alice Rawsthorn
Author
Design as an Attitude
Daan Roosegaarde
Artist and Founder
Studio Roosegaarde
Kashiwa Sato
Founder and Creative Director
SAMURAI
Ole Scheeren
Principal and Chief Designer
Buro Ole Scheeren
Norihiko Shinya
Vice President
Super Potato
Rosanne Somerson
President
Rhode Island School of Design
Sarah Stein Greenberg
Executive Director, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school)
Stanford University
Jim Taylor
Co-founder and Chief Executive
Proximity Designs
Nils Uellendahl
Design Director, Shanghai Studio
Designworks, A BMW Group Company
Patricia Urquiola
Designer, Architect, and Founder
Studio Urquiola
Matt Vella
Executive Editor; Co-chair, Brainstorm Design
Time
Jonathan Ward
Design Partner
NBBJ
Mark Wee
Executive Director Designate
DesignSingapore Council
Harry West
Chief Executive Officer
frog
Jane Withers
Curator and Design Consultant
Jane Withers Studio
Sam Yen
Head of Digital, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Banking
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Zhang Fan
Vice President, Head of Design
Guangzhou Automobile Group Co.