2019 Speakers

All speakers listed are confirmed, additional speakers will be announced.

Gadi Amit
Principal Designer and President
NewDealDesign LLC
Jenny Arden
Director of Design
Airbnb
Kate Aronowitz
Design Partner
GV
Pejvan Beigui
Chief Technology Officer
EasyMile
Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun
Director
Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios
Christian Benimana
Principal and Managing Director
MASS Design Group Kigali, Rwanda
Todd Bracher
Founder & Creative Director
Todd Bracher Studio
Tim Brown
CEO and President
IDEO
Maricel Cabahug
Chief Design Officer
SAP
Sean Carney
Chief Design Officer
Royal Philips
John Cary
Author
"Design for Good"
Tony Chambers
Founder and Creative Director, Studio TC & Friends; Co-chair
Brainstorm Design
Clay Chandler
Executive Director / Asia Editor, FORTUNE; Chair,
Brainstorm Design
Pearl Chee
Director
WOHA
Nelson Coates
Production Designer, Crazy Rich Asians; President
Art Directors Guild
Miriam Daniel
Vice President of Echo and Alexa Devices
Amazon.com
Llisa Demetrios
Registrar
The Eames Collection
Marcus Engman
CEO and Creative Director
Skewed Productions
Tony Fadell
Principal
Future Shape
Rod Farmer
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company, Sydney
Simone Farresin
Co-founder
Formafantasma
Earl Forlales
Founder and Designer
CUBO Modular
Maria Giudice
Design Leader and Co-author
"Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design"
Tamae Hirokawa
Creative Director and Designer
Somarta
Kat Holmes
Author, "Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design"; Director of UX Design
Google
Arthur Huang
CEO and Founder
Miniwiz
Sandhya Naidu Janardhan
Managing Director
Curry Stone Design Collaborative
Pei-Ru Keh
New York Editor
Wallpaper*
Nalini Kotamraju
Vice President, User Insights and Analytics
Salesforce
Dr. Bon Ku
Assistant Dean for Health and Design
Thomas Jefferson University
Agnes Kwek
Design Ambassador for Singapore
Economic Development Board
Jeanne Liedtka
Professor
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
José Mariano López-Urdiales
Founder and CEO
Zero 2 Infinity
Ikuo Maeda
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Design
Mazda
Justin Maguire
Executive Vice President, Product Design and User Experience
Salesforce
Satoru Matsuzaki
President and Representative Director
Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
Morgan Mercer
Founder and CEO
Vantage Point
Kim Müller
Experience Design Director
McKinsey & Company, Hong Kong
Alan Murray
President and CEO
FORTUNE
Jamie Myrold
Vice President
Adobe Design
Michiyo Nakamoto
Writer and Senior Adviser
FORTUNE and Brainstorm Design
Lyndon Neri
Founding Partner
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Chau Nguyen
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company, Singapore
Andrew Nusca
Digital Editor
FORTUNE
Lena Okajima
Founder and CEO
ALE
Midori Omori
Senior General Manager
Mori Building Co.
Dr. Rahul Panicker
Chief Innovation Officer
Wadhwani AI
Jacqueline Poh
Deputy Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office Strategy Group
Singapore
Doug Powell
Vice President, Design
IBM
Alice Rawsthorn
Author
"Design as an Attitude"
Daan Roosegaarde
Artist and Founder
Studio Roosegaarde
Jim Rowan
Chief Executive Officer
Dyson
Peter Schreyer
President and Head of Design Management
Hyundai Motor Group
Maithreyi Seetharaman
Director, FORTUNE Live Media Content, Europe; Co-chair,
Brainstorm Design
Nancy Seruto
Executive Producer
Walt Disney Imagineering
Nathan Shedroff
Executive Director
Seed Vault, Ltd.
Ben Sheppard
Partner
McKinsey & Company, London
Shohei Shigematsu
Partner; Director, New York Office
OMA
Sarah Stein Greenberg
Executive Director, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school)
Stanford University
Margaret Gould Stewart
Vice President, Product Design
Facebook
Helle Søholt
Founding Partner and CEO
Gehl
Sissel Tolaas
Researcher and Artist
SMELL RE_searchLab, Berlin
Patricia Urquiola
Designer, Architect, and Founder
Studio Urquiola
Mark Wee
Executive Director
DesignSingapore Council
Harry West
Principal
Invisible Design
Jason Wild
Senior Vice President, Strategic Innovation and Global Leader, Ignite
Salesforce
Kiki Wolfkill
Studio Head
Halo Transmedia
Yap Chin Beng
Senior Advisor, Housing and Development Board
Singapore
Sam Yen
Head of Digital, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Banking
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chen Zhao
Research Director, International User Experience & Design
Alibaba