Steve Bishop

Steve is a designer and entrepreneur working in the energy and automotive industries. For 15 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, non-profits and government agencies.

As Design Director at IDEO, he helped companies build brand, create new-to-the-world products and services, shape innovation capabilities, and reposition environmental challenges as platforms for growth. His portfolio includes award-winning office furniture, medical injection devices, and digital experiences, holding patents for each.

A graduate of Stanford’s Product Design Program, Steve launched a course on sustainable design and periodically teaches at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school). He is an adviser to several organizations, and frequently speaks at conferences and other events. His writing has been published in The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, and Rotman magazines.