Ruth Schmidt

Ruth Schmidt is an associate professor at the Institute of Design (ID) at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Her work sits at the intersection of behavioral science and humanity-centered design, combining strategic design methodologies and behavioral insights to inform effective, ethical solutions for complex system challenges. Prior to this she was a senior leader at Doblin, an innovation consultancy within Deloitte, where she led teams in applying behavioral and design methodologies to help clients solve challenges and embed innovation processes more effectively within their organizations. She has a Masters in Design Strategy from the Institute of Design.