Fred Dust

Senior Partner, IDEO

Fred Dust is a senior partner at international design firm IDEO, where he works with leaders and change agents to unlock the potential of business, government, educational, and philanthropic organizations. A leading voice and practitioner of human-centered design and networked innovation, he helps organizations in media, finance, retail, and health confront disruption stemming from shifts in consumer behavior, social trends, economic pressures, and new technology. Prior to IDEO, Dust was a project architect at Fernau & Hartman and spent eight years working with independent artists and major art organizations. He serves on boards for IDEO.org, the New School, NPR, and the Sundance Institute.

Videos/Audio of Fred Dust

Join Dan Porterfield and Kitty Boone in kicking off the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival. Featuring conversations with Jeffrey... See more
Words hurt, words heal — or do they? As we’re exposed to the broad range of messages through media and social networks... See more
Who is responsible for keeping us healthy? Provocative questions about responsibility, control, and power are being... See more
Has America lost its voice? For better or worse, our policies, protests, and pop culture have traditionally had a deep... See more
When is the truth the truth, a lie a lie, and what constitutes mere BS in an era that many refer to as “post-truth”? We... See more
Families in America have always had to be creative to juggle their financial obligations and plan for the future, but... See more

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