Tom Kelley is the general manager of IDEO and author of the bestseller The Art of Innovation. As a leading speaker, he addresses scores of business audiences on how to use innovation to transform a business’s culture and strategic thinking.
Tom has helped manage IDEO as it has grown from 20 designers to a staff of more than 350. During that time, he has been responsible for diverse areas such as business development, marketing, human resources and operations. Like everyone else at IDEO, he also occasionally cuts foam core alongside clients and designers as part of the firm’s brainstorming and prototyping efforts.