Joni Saylor directs IBM’s Design Thinking practice, with a mission to inspire adoption of human-centered innovation approaches across IBM’s teams and clients. She previously led IBM’s Design bootcamp for early career professionals, an interdisciplinary corporate education program that has prepared nearly 1000 recent graduates to join IBM's product and service teams. Saylor has held senior positions in design research and industrial design and previously taught the InnovationSpace studio at Arizona State University.
Joni is a Master Inventor, recognized as a leader in creating and disclosing intellectual property. She regularly speaks with design and business audiences on design education and transformation. Her work has been recognized by IDEA, industrie Forum, HOW, and Core77.