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

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
Bestselling author Sarah Lewis (The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery) investigates the... See more
Does creativity abide within a "type" of thinker? No. IDEO founder Tom Kelley and his brother David, argue that each... See more
With disruption comes opportunity. For designers today, shifting social, political, and technology landscapes are... See more

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