Tim Brown is President and CEO of IDEO. Ranked independently among the 20 most innovative companies in the world, IDEO is a design consultancy that contributed to such standard-setting innovations as the first mouse for Apple, the Palm V, and Shimano’s new Coasting bike. Tim is a leading voice on the value of design thinking in business and society. He regularly participates in the World Economic Forum at Davos. He advises senior executives of Fortune 500 companies on a variety of boards and committees. Most recently, he joined the Advisory Council of Acumen Fund, a notfor-profit global venture fund focused on improving the lives of the poor. Tim has received numerous design awards and his designs have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Axis Gallery in Tokyo, and the Design Museum in London.