Institute of Design HITS Fellows
Institute of Design HITS Fellows are a group of design, interaction and business leaders recognized by the Institute of Design as invaluable contributors to the growth and development of these fields. ID welcomes them to HITS as special guests whose presence will add tremendously to the event.
CEO and co-founder, FutureLab
FutureLab is a Swedish strategic consulting firm, focused on brand development and design. FutureLab takes on the complete process, from product development to market communication. It is also the organizer of FutureDesignDays - an annual design festival in Borås, Sweden - gathering some of the world's most interesting designers, architects, artists and musicians.
Creative Director and co-founder, FutureLab
FutureLab, Sweden, does integrated market communication, from strategy development to brand building, design and marketing. FutureLab also organizes the annual design festival FutureDesignDays, awarded the prestigeous 2002 EIBTM Awards "Best Conference Event", in Geneva, Switzerland.
Founder and CEO, Artifacts Group LLC
Jean Canavan is a cultural anthropologist who has spent over 15 years in the electronics and telecommunications industry, and over 17 years living and working outside the U.S. Her work has spanned many perspectives, from macro level studies focused on strategic issues to a micro look at how family members interact with technology in the home.
Principal, Dubberly Design Office; former VP of Design, Netscape
Hugh Dubberly's office focuses on interaction design and information design. Previously, he was Vice President for Design at Netscape and before that managed Apple's creative services group and corporate identity. He has also taught design classes at Art Center College of Design, San Jose State University, IIT/ID, and Stanford.
Former CEO, Advance Ross Corporation
Harve Ferrill is a retired entrepeneur, and founder of a number of companies. His most recent business activity was as Chairman and CEO of Advance Ross Corporation, a public company that merged with a larger NYSE firm in 1997. He is the director of Century Business Services, and a member of the boards of directors of the Chicago Humanities Festival and the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.
Dean, University of Toronto Rotman School of Management
Roger L. Martin is dean of the Rotman School of Management, and a professor of strategic management. He was formerly a director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His research interests lie in the areas of global competitiveness, integrative thinking, and organizational learning. More information can be found at www.rotman.utoronto.ca/rogermartin.
CEO, CMCD; President emeritus, AIGA
Clement Mok is a designer, digital pioneer, software publisher/developer, author, and design patent holder. Mok, a former creative director at Apple, founded multiple successful design-related businesses including Studio Archetype, CMCD and NetObjects. Most recently he was the Chief Creative Officer of Sapient, and the president of AIGA. Currently, he heads up a new subscription-based royalty-free stock image business (www.visualsymbols.com) and consults on a variety of product development projects. More information on his background can be found at www.clementmok.com.
S. Joy Mountford
Founder and Principal Designer, idbias
An internationally recognized leader in user-centered interaction design, Joy Mountford has been designing interfaces for over 20 years on applications from aircraft to personal computers to consumer devices. She headed the Human Interface Group at Apple Computer for 8 years and then moved to Interval Research to lead a series of consumer music product teams. Her interaction design firm, idbias, works for a range of clients to design, redesign, prototype and evaluate interfaces to help people be more effective with their technology.
Jan Stael von Holstein
Chairman, Oakley Young Ltd.
JSvH started his career in the design business, as a founding member of Unimark International in New York in 1965. He moved to London in 1971 and has since then set up design operations in every European capital in collaboration with AID, Wolff Olins, Siegal and Gale, Landor Associates and Enterprise IG, working with large multinational companies in every industrial sector. He speaks eight languages, and is currently studying Mandarin and concentrating on expanding the Silverlining Network in China through the Shanghai office.
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