Neil Brooker

Neil Brooker, Global Director, Strategic Partnering, Creative Consulting Operations, BMW Designworks

As Global Director, Neil is responsible for uncovering and fostering all partnerships, client relationships and developing consulting opportunities.  Additionally, he leads all Designworks’ operations, giving him visibility into the execution of all design programs.

Prior to Designworks, Neil was the General Manager of the frogdesign Austin Studio. He was the President of an alternative fuel start-up, T3 Motion, Inc., quickly taking it public.  As Director and GM at Porsche Design, California he led teams in the design and development of the Carrera GT and Cayman and at A.T. Kearney he led strategic consulting engagements for automotive clients.

Neil graduated from the University of Southampton, England with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

BMW Group Designworks

BMW Group Designworks is a creative consultancy that’s been driving innovation for forty years. Acquired by BMW Group in 1995, Designworks enables its parent company as well as internationally-renowned clients outside the automotive industry to grow their businesses through design and a portfolio of creative consulting services. With clients including Coca Cola, Dassault Aviation, Embraer, HEAD, HP, Intermarine, John Deere, Microsoft, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Siemens and Varian Medical Systems, Designworks is deeply immersed in a broad cross-section of industries.