Barry Katz

April 7, 2024

Barry Katz has served as Consulting Professor in the Design Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, at Stanford University and Professor of Industrial and Interaction Design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He has lectured at universities across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

In addition to his academic affiliations, Barry worked for more than twenty years with IDEO, Inc., the global design and innovation consultancy. He is the author of eight books, including Change by Design with Tim Brown  which explores the nature of design thinking as a strategy of business, and NONOBJECT, with Branko Lukic, a conceptual exploration of “the space between person and product.” He is currently researching the new architecture of Silicon Valley, “Structure and Symbol in the Age of Data.” 

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