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Tim Brown

CEO, IDEO.org

Biography

Tim Brown is the CEO of IDEO, a global innovation and design firm.

Tim is a leading voice on the value of design thinking in business and society. His ideas and experience are widely sought in industry, academia, and the nonprofit community. He participates in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and chairs the WEF Global Agenda Council on the Creative Economy as well as being an active TED attendee and past speaker. Tim advises senior executives of Fortune 500 companies and serves on the Mayo Innovation Advisory Council, and the Advisory Council of Acumen Fund, a not-for-profit global venture fund focused on improving the lives of the poor. In 2009, his book, Change By Design was published by Harper Collins.