In Conversation with Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO


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Date / Time / Venue
  • 19 February 2014, Wednesday
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Institute of Systems Science
    25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
    Singapore 119615
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Important note

Participation at this event is by invitation only. Seats are limited and registration is subjected to confirmation by NUS-ISS. Registration is non-transferrable.


04:00pm Welcome Address by NUS-ISS
04:10pm In Conversation with Tim Brown
04:40pm Interaction with the audience
05:10pm Networking Reception
06:00pm Thanks & Goodbye

About Tim Brown

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Mr. Tim Brown CEO & president of IDEO

Tim Brown is CEO and president of IDEO. He frequently speaks about the value of design thinking and innovation to business people and designers around the world. He participates in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and his talks Serious Play and Change by Design appear on

An industrial designer by training, Tim has earned numerous design awards and has exhibited work at the Axis Gallery in Tokyo, the Design Museum in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He takes special interest in the convergence of technology and the arts, as well as the ways in which design can be used to promote the well-being of people living in emerging economies.

Tim advises senior executives and boards of Fortune 100 companies and has led strategic client relationships with such organizations as the Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, and Steelcase. He is a board member of the Mayo Innovation Advisory Council and the Advisory Council of Acumen Fund, a nonprofit global venture fund focused on improving the lives of the poor. Additionally, he writes for the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, and other prominent publications. His book on how design thinking transforms organizations, Change by Design, was released by HarperBusiness in September 2009.

Tim maintains a blog on the subject of design thinking.

Last updated 22 January 2014