David Sjunnesson

David is a designer and maker working across industries. For 10+ years, he has helped build and elevate design thinking to an approach for problem-solving for all types of organizations, including startups, Fortune 100 companies, and non-profits.

As Design Director at IDEO, he together with his teams, helps companies create new-to-the-world products and services, shape innovation capabilities, build brands, and rethinks how to work with data. His portfolio includes multiple award-winning projects ranging from truly human medical devices, unique digital experiences in sports entertainment, and large-scale interactive installations.

David periodically teaches and mentor students at institutions such as CIID and Umea University. As part of his earlier career, he spent 3 years teaching at Malmo University. He is an adviser at Techstars and frequently speaks at conferences and events.