Biography

Danny Stillion is a Design Director and Associate Partner at IDEO, an international design firm which helps companies innovate through the design of products, services, environments, and experiences. Danny was drawn to the field of interaction design through his early interests in communication design, time-based media, and how people interact with products and services. His background is in fine arts, visual communication, and product design.

Prior to joining IDEO, Danny was an Assistant Professor teaching interaction design and digital media courses at the School of Art at East Carolina University. While teaching, he remained active as an interaction design consultant creating interfaces for interactive titles and medical devices capable of evaluating human physical performance capacity. Today he continues to mentor and learn from his colleagues in the context of projects that span various industries, including telecommunications, consumer electronics, medicine, and vehicle telematics (automotive electronics).

Danny has spoken internationally about design thinking and interaction design. He has been awarded numerous patents and his work has been featured in The Museum of Modern Art (New York), I.D. Magazine, BusinessWeek, ACM Interactions, the IDSA Industrial Design Excellence Awards and the Macworld exposition.

Interests

Interaction Design, Vehicle Design, Motorcycling, Film, Mountain Biking, Design Theory