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Miles Pennington

Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo (Specialty) Design-leading innovation.
Co-director of DLX Design Academy.

Gaetano Ling

IDEO (Palo Alto) Active as a product design lead. We have been pursuing new five senses experiences using cutting-edge technology for more than 10 years. His "Thinking through making" attitude is consistent in his work across design, digital and engineering.

Nojo Tomoya | Tomonari Yashiro

Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo. Co-director of DLX Design Academy.

Tim Corvin

Faculty of Program Innovation Design Engineering (IDE) at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in the United Kingdom. At the same time, he is a design, branding and innovation consultant on behalf of the Consultancy Innovation Farm.

Jack Mama, Clive van Heerden (vHM)

vHM Design Futures was founded in London in 2011 by Clive van Heerden and Jack Mama. Clive van Heerden's rich background in social sciences, interaction design, Jack Mama's products and UX design underpins vHM's work.

Clive Grinyer

Dean of Service Design at the Royal College of Art. As a design consultant, he leads numerous companies and organizations such as the UK Government's Policy Lab, Cisco, Orange, Samsung, IDEO and Barclays Bank, leading to success in services.

Kinya Tagawa | Kinya Tagawa

Takram Partner, Design Engineer.
A design engineer who is familiar with a wide range of fields of technology and design, from products and services to brands.

Yoon Bahk

Lecturer at UC Berkeley (Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation). Prior to moving to California, he was a Senior Tutor at the Royal College of Art IDE (Innovation Design Engineering programme) for seven years.

Tomomi Sayuda | Tomomi Sayuda

Completed the Master's program in Design Products at the Royal College of Art.

After engaging in international service design projects at the design consulting company FJORD London Headquarters, museum design in Dubai, advertising and new business planning as a design director at an advertising agency and business consulting company in Tokyo, he is currently at the Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo. Specially appointed researcher at DLX Design Lab.

Clare Brass

Design Consultancy Department22 Founder and Director. He specializes in approaches that use social issues as an opportunity to create innovation.

Thomas Leech

Department22 Co-founder. Studied product design at the Royal College of Art and Brunel University, and experienced R & D at high-profile companies such as Mulberry, Morphy Richards, Adrok, and Onzo.

Sputniko! | Sputniko!

Contemporary artist, specially appointed associate professor at Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo (in the name of Marisa Ozaki)

Yamazaki Bounce | Hazumu Yamazaki

Co-founder & CSO of Empath Inc. Mainly in charge of overseas expansion. He has won six global pitch contests, including IFA Next 2019 (Berlin).

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John Willshire

Founder (Smithery), Visiting Lecturer (RCA), Visiting Professor (IED Barcelona)

In 2011, he established Smithery, an innovation consultant company, which is the basis of his activities. Smithery supports businesses with the idea of "making what people want."

Dylan Yamada-Rice

I am a researcher and an artist. My specialty is focused on children's media such as digital storytelling, games and play on various platforms such as apps and augmented reality, virtual reality, and new TV content. To that end, I am conducting research across academia and the kids media industry. In many cases, we use a combination of social science techniques and art and design techniques. He also uses graphic narratives to analyze data, draw and think, and tell stories.

Yusuke Sugano | Yusuke Sugano

Completed the doctoral course at the Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 2010, Ph.D. (Information Science and Engineering). After working as a specially appointed assistant professor at the Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Informatics, Maxplank, and an associate professor at the Graduate School of Information Science, Osaka University, he has been an associate professor at the Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo since 2019. Engaged in research on computer vision and human-computer interaction.

Ushigome Yosuke | Yosuke Ushigome

Takram London Director / Creative Technologist. We are engaged in design activities to help people understand the meaning and potential of new technologies and to make more reliable decisions about the future. He specializes in research, construction of future concepts, expression of vision through prototypes, and interaction design, and is involved in many projects focusing on events that occur between technology, people, and the global environment. Completed the Royal College of Art (MA Design Interactions) in 2013.

Ronel Mor

Designer, educator, entrepreneur. Ronel has been active in the field of interaction design since 1994. In 1998, he founded the interaction design company Mantis in Tel Aviv, leading digital media projects for internationally renowned brands, museums, television stations, financial institutions, Intel, Microsoft, SanDisk and other global companies in this area. I have also received an award.

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