Jeff Gershune

Jeff GershuneResearch + Design Strategy Group Director

Jeff is the Research + Design Strategy Group Director at IA Collaborative and has over 20 years of experience leading both clients and internal teams in the development and implementation of transformational innovation solutions. He has conducted global research and facilitated breakthroughs for Fortune 500 companies including Johnson & Johnson, Nike, HP, Bosch, Steelcase, SC Johnson and FedEx.

Whether working for a startup or multinational company, he specializes in designing creative, contextual methods for gaining insight. Jeff has earned multiple patents and awards for his work and approach to design thinking spanning the design process from insight to commercialization.

In addition to C-suite presentations and global work sessions, Jeff also lectures on user engagement and creative research methodologies, including at the University of Notre Dame.

Jeff holds a BFA in industrial design from Kendall College of Art and Design and a master’s degree in design planning from IIT Institute of Design.

Breakout: Integrating Dispersed Networks