Dr. Thomas Lockwood
Dr. Thomas Lockwood is co-author of the books “Innovation by Design” (2017) and “The Handbook of Design Management” (2011) as well as author of “Design Thinking” (2009), “Corporate Creativity” (2009), and “Building Design Strategy” (2008). He received a PhD, an MPhil and an MBA in Design Management after a BA in Business and Design. Thomas Lockwood is recognised as a thought leader at integrating design and innovation practice into business, and building great design and UX organisations.
In 2011, he formed Lockwood Resource, an international consulting and recruiting firm specialising in design and innovation leadership. Previously, he was president of the Design Management Institute (DMI) from 2005 to 2011, a visiting professor at Pratt University, and from 1996 to 2005 a corporate design director at Sun Microsystems and StorageTek, among others. He created high-tech skiwear for the US Olympic Nordic Ski Team, corporate design programmes for Fortune 500 organisations and internationally led conferences and workshops.