Spark is honored to present a jury of very talented judges for our 10th competition. Every year the jury is new, gathered with the help of our Jury Chairs, Advisers and Community members. The Jurors come from across the spectrum of design disciplines, media, educators and experts.
The 2016 Spark Fall Product Jury will apply the Spark Mission and Criteria and bring the highest standards to the task of selecting Spark’s Winners.
Jury Mentor, Mike Nuttall, IDEO Founder
José Manuel dos Santos, Head of Design/Americas, Philips Lighting
Leslie Speer, Assistant Professor, San Jose State University
Shiz Kobara, MFA Industrial Design, Academy of Art and Design Advisor, Savioke Robot
Phan Thao Dang, Industrial Designer, Google X
Elger Oberwelz, Design Director, IDEO
Josh Morenstein, Founding Partner, Branch
William Gordon, Director of industrial Design, CamelBak
Howard Nuk, VP Design, Samsung Design America