Prof. Barry Katz

Prof. Barry Katz, Professor, Industrial and Interaction Design, California College of the Arts, Consulting Professor, Design Group, Stanford University

Prof. Barry Katz (Ph.D.)is Professor of Industrial and Interaction Design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, and Consulting Professor in the Design Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, at Stanford. He is the first IDEO Fellow, and today consults on a number of IDEO projects. He is the author of six books, including (with Tim Brown) Change By Design, and most recently, Make it New: The History of Silicon Valley Design (MIT Press, 2015) . As a design historian, “he believes that there is no project—however technical or futuristic—that cannot be enriched by a historical and cultural perspective” (From IDEO website).