Fred Dust

Senior Partner and Global Managing Director, IDEO

Fred Dust is a senior partner and global managing director at 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

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
Philanthropy is changing and changing radically. Never before have we seen such diverse ways of engaging funding, from... See more
A conversation with Nike and IDEO on the role of innovation, design and creativity in developing game-changing ideas... See more
What would a future look like if civil rights were extended to artificial intelligences, robots, and machines? Join... See more

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