Vanessa Monogioudis

Vanessa is a design director with a background in design research at IDEO’s Munich studio.

She works with internal teams and client teams on framing challenges, identifying opportunities and implementing human-centred design solutions that create positive impact.

Vanessa has worked with a broad range of businesses on mobilising cultural change and pioneering new ventures. She is empowering organisations and individuals to use their creative potential to navigate ambiguity and complex challenges. With a deep understanding both of overarching human needs and of a specific client’s culture she takes teams on a journey to be more agile, innovative and human-centred.

Vanessa is passionate about developing new talent and helping them find their way at IDEO. She regularly teaches design thinking and design research to students and professionals and hosts and moderates events and meet-ups around design and design research.