November 18, 2019 Spark Jury, San Francisco

This was Spark’s historic last in-person jury, just before the pandemic changed everything for everyone. Now we have very diverse international simultaneous teleconference juries. Still lots of fun!

What a great bunch:
Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO (Jury Mentor)
Claude Zellweger, Director of Design, Google (Experience),
Sam Lucente, Principal, Lucente Design (Product)
Antonio Borja, Director, Industrial Design, Academy of Art University (Transport)
Kate Freebairn, Director of UX, Google Nest (Product)
Eric Chan, President & Founder,  Ecco Design (Product)
Hugo Eccles, Creative Director, Special Projects Office (Product)
Ryan Jongwoo Choi, Industrial Designer, McLaren Applied Technology (Transport)
Colin Owen, Design Director, Elroy Air (Product)
Jochen Backs, Principal, Studio Backs (Product)
Emida Natalaray, Director, School of Technology for the Arts, Republic Polytechnic (Digital)
Julien Rouillac, Principal Industrial Designer, Innovation Design Lab., 3D SYSTEMS (Product)
Peter Bristol, Head of Industrial Design, Facebook VR/AR/Portal (Product)
Norio Fujikawa, Executive Creative Director, ASTRO Studios (Product)
Claudio Ribeiro, Chief Experience Designer, VSN Mobil (Experience)
Arin Bhowmick, VP & Chief Design Officer, IBM Cloud, Data and AI Practice (Digital)
Steven R. Umbach, Principal, Umbach Consulting Group (Experience)
Robert Hubler, Senior Industrial Designer, Intuitive (Health)