HEALTH:FURTHER 2016 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dennis Boyle | Partner, Design for Health | IDEO
Dennis Boyle is a Partner and a founding member of IDEO. Dennis helps lead the Design for Health domain for IDEO. Design for Health is the side of IDEO’s business that works with clients in the medical and consumer health-care industries to develop innovative products, services and strategies.
Dennis is a consulting assistant professor at Stanford’s d.school, where he’s taught courses on product design, engineering design, and human factors design, as well as design for sustainability and creativity. He established and co-teaches “Design for Healthy Behavior Change” at the d.school, a course that draws students from each of the university’s graduate schools. In this class students are placed on teams that work directly with individual patient-volunteers to build healthy behaviors in order to avoid or slow the onset of long-term chronic illnesses.
Dennis holds a BS in mechanical engineering, with an emphasis on industrial design, from the University of Notre Dame and an MS in product design from Stanford.