Dr. Thomas Lockwood
Dr. Thomas Lockwood is the author of the books Innovation by Design (2017, with Papke), The Handbook of Design Management (2011, with Cooper and Junginger), Design Thinking (2009), Corporate Creativity (2009), and Building Design Strategy (2008). He received a PhD in 2005, an MPhil in 2003 and an MBA in Design Management in 2001, prior a BA in Business and Visual Design. He is recognized as a thought leader at integrating design and innovation practice into business, and building 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 the President of The Design Management Institute (DMI) from 2005-2011, a visiting professor at Pratt University, from 1996 to 2005 a corporate design director at Sun Microsystems and StorageTek, and a creative director at several design firms. He has created high-tech skiwear for the US Olympic Nordic Ski Team, corporate design programs for Fortune 500 organisations, produced 22 conferences about design leadership, lectured and led workshops in 20 countries, and is a design adviser to countries and companies.