Bill Burnett is a Consulting Assistant Professor and the Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford. He directs the undergraduate and graduate program in design and teaches at the d.school. He received his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Product Design at Stanford and has worked in start-ups and Fortune 100 companies, including seven years at Apple designing award-winning laptops and a number of years in the toy industry designing Star Wars action figures. He holds a number of mechanical and design patents and design awards, and, in addition to his duties at Stanford, he is on the board of VOZ, a socially responsible fashion start-up, and advises several other start-up companies.
Episode #1545 Bill Burnett: Designing Your Work For Optimal Performance
In a world where design has become an essential tool for navigating the changing world of business, how might it help you reimagine your own career success? Stanford's Bill Burnett rejoins Moe Abdou to explore how design thinking is redefining the modern world of work.