David Kelley at Summit 2009

May 19, 2009

How can education entrepreneurs promote innovation in their organizations? During his remarks at the 2009 Summit, David Kelley demonstrated a human-centered design approach may provide us some answers on how we can balance execution and innovation to generate better outcomes for all students.

David Kelley, Founder and Chairman of the legendary design firm IDEO and the Stanford Design School will join us at Summit as the keynote speaker. Here’s his talk from a 2003 appearance at the TED Conference where he discusses the increasing focus on user-centered design.

There are obvious parallels to education that can be drawn. The question is, how do we make it common-place but still continue to innovate?

Click here for another interesting article on David Kelley from Fast Company.