Jane Fulton Suri is Partner Emeritus and Executive Design Director at IDEO where, for nearly 30 years, she has been uncovering insight to inform and inspire design for organizations worldwide. Jane came to IDEO with a background in psychology and architecture and the ambition to bring social science-based perspectives to design practice. She has co-authored and published several design tools to promote human-centered practices: Thoughtless Acts? and The Little Book of Design Research Ethics.
Working variously in Tokyo, Cambridge, and California, Fulton Suri focuses on developing future creative leaders. She has taught at the California College of the Arts, Stanford University, and the University of California, Berkeley, and other schools internationally. Her work has won design and research awards, including Industrial Designers Society of America and Industrie Form Europe, and she holds several patents for design innovations.