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Mr. John Stoddard
Mr. John Stoddard
Chief designer of innovative products and services at YouSPACE in Silicon Valley
Senior Designer at IDEO in London

Taking an active role in design and business education, John Stoddard served as Visiting Professor at Aalborg University School of Architecture and Design, Denmark until 2012, and taught at Samsung SADI Institute, Seoul. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Management, and on the Faculty at Danish Technical University Executive Business School near Copenhagen, Denmark.

Until 2014, John served as Senior Designer at IDEO, the global design and innovation firm. That role granted him a wide range of experience helping clients face business challenges and create innovative strategies for breakthrough, award-winning designs.

After leading design at IDEO in London, he joined the firm’s team in Palo Alto in 1997, where he headed design projects on products and services for clients in the USA, Korea and China. John has led projects for startup and corporate clients, including Samsung, Cisco, Founder, Huawei, Novartis, Hewlett Packard, Steelcase, Panasonic, Eli Lilly, Procter & Gamble, and Medtronic. Education and Professional Status

John received his Masters in Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art in London. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers and an International Member of the Industrial Design Society of America.