The Spark Juries: 2007 to 2020

Each year Spark is honored to present a new, fresh group of very talented judges. Every bench of jurors is gathered with the help of our Jury Chairs & Mentors, Advisory Councils, Community Board and design academics. The Jurors come from across the spectrum of design disciplines, media, educators and experts.

2020 Spark Award Jurors June 16-19, Global Teleconference Student Jury Spring Semester

Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO (Jury Mentor), Palo Alto
Brent Oppenheimer, Principal, O+CO, NYC
Sahar Madanat, Design Director & Founder, TWELVE Degrees, Amman
KwanMyoung Kim, Dean, Graduate Industrial Design, UNIST, Ulsan
Antonio Borja, Director, Industrial Design, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
Hari Nair,  Professor, Design Management,  Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah
Gary- Sheng Hung Lee, R.A., MIT AgeLab; Course Experience Designer, MIT xPRO, Boston
Claudya Piazera, CEO, Smart8, Wintergarden
Elena Raho, Founder & CEO, HERE CREATE, Hong Kong
Ryan Jongwoo Choi, Senior Industrial Designer, McLaren, London
Andrea Ruggiero, Principal, Andrea Ruggiero Design, NYC

November 20-25, Global Teleconference Graphic Design; Health, Medical & Universal Design; Product Design; Spaces Design; Transport & Mobility Design; Concept Pro; Experience & Service Design; Digital Design and Packaging Design.
2020 Spark Fall Jury, November 20-25
Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO (Jury Mentor), Palo Alto
Tania Aldous, Vice President of Design, Corelle (Jury Mentor) Chicago
Oliver Berger, Global Head of Brand & Design Management, Sennheiser AG, Zürich
Dr. Jesvin Yeo, Associate Dean, Graphic Design, Designing Cultures Studio, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Chris Hacker, Chair of Product Design, ArtCenter College, Pasadena
Jacqui Belleau, Principal, Jacqui Belleau Design, San Francisco & Portland
Ross Wimer, Senior Vice President, Architecture Leader AECOM Americas, Los Angeles
Dave Muyres, VP Design, Innovation & Product Development, Streetscope, Pasadena
Hamda Al Naimi, Principal, Hamda Design, San Francisco & Dubai
Patrick Abrams, Director & Founder, Applied Studio Architecture London
Terri Winter, Founder & Curator, Top3 by design, Canberra
Clark Sept, Principal, Gensler, San Francisco

2019 Spark Award Jurors June 14 in San Francisco Student Jury Spring Semester
Irina Kozlovskaya, Director, Industrial Design, Fitbit
Earl Gee, Partner, Gee + Chung Design
Lisa Sullivan, Principal, L.Sullivan Design & Communications
Mathias Hintermann, Industrial Designer, Snap Inc.
Mary Katica, Program Director,
Willy Carteau, Senior Industrial Designer, Google
Fariba Marnani, Industrial Designer, Eichleay, Inc
Nichole Rouillac, Founding Partner, level design sf
Jochen Backs, Principal, Studio Backs
Sally Darby, Senior Strategist, Frog design

November 18 in San Francisco Product, Graphics, Experience, Health, Digital & Transport Design
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 (Experience)
Eric Chan, President & Founder,  Ecco Design (Product)
Hugo Eccles, Creative Director, Special Projects Office (Transport)
Ryan Jongwoo Choi, Industrial Designer, McLaren Applied Technology (Transport)
Colin Owen, Design Director, Elroy Air (Transport)
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)

December 3 in Hong Kong Student Design, Fall Semester and Spaces
Fabienne Munch, Executive Director Global Initiatives & Strategy, The University of Chicago
Cheol Woo Park, Chief Design Officer, Royole Corporation
Matio Conti, Senior ID Manager, Motorola Mobility
Ryan Jongwoo Choi, Industrial Designer, McLaren Applied Technology
Tang Chen-Chuan, Director, Tang Designs
Edmund Ng, VP & Co-Founder, KONCEPT Lighting
Ame Engelhart, Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
David B. Frank, Senior Associate & Design Director, Gensler
Elena Raho, Founder & CEO, HERE CREATE

2018 Spark Award Jurors June 14 in San Francisco Concept  and Product Design
Jury Mentor: Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO
John Guenther, Former Global Design Director, Hewlett-Packard
Klaus Tritschler, Consultant, E-Mobility and VTOL Aircraft
Harnish Jani, Strategic Design Director, BCG Digital Ventures
Mike Derocher, Director, 3D Print Experience Design, HP
Tom White, Impact Director, LACI,
Scot Herbst, Design Director, Herbst Produkt
Sasha Tseng, Principal, sashapure
Britt Ashcraft, Design Director, Ashcraft Design

November 14 in San Francisco Product Design
Jury Mentor: Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO
Greg Janky, Partner, Anvil Studios
Kyle Swen, VP Partner, Astro Studios
Sung Bai, Head of Industrial Design, Nest
Tom Illick, Director of Business Development, 219 Design
Morris Koo, Principal Industrial Designer, HP Advanced Design & Strategy
Jeff Smith, Co-Founder, LUNAR

Health & Medical Design
Steve Christopher, Principal, ID & Human Factors, Johnson & Johnson Spaces Design: David Meckel, Director of Research & Planning, California College of the Arts Jeff Henry, Principal, Gensler J. Hulett Jones, Founder, jones | haydu Engineering Innovation & Design: Mark Sarkisian, Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Larry Miller, Founding Partner, 219 Design Civic Innovation & Design: Dr. Alexandra Jayeun Lee, Creative Director, Civic Design Lab, City of Oakland Marc Hebert, Director, Innovation Office, San Francisco Human Services Agency November 15 in San Francisco Experience & Service Design: Chris Robinette, VP Advanced Design, Dell Experience Design Group, Steven Umbach, President, Umbach Consulting Group, Paul Wylde, CEO/CD, paulwylde, Graphic & Print Design: Leslie Becker, Professor of Graphic Design, California College of the Arts, Erik Schmitt, Partner, Studio 1500SF, Alejandro Chavetta, Creative Director, Astro Studios, Digital Design: John Bell, Principal, JohnBell Studio, Drew Takahashi, Principal, Funjacket Enterprises December 4 in Hong Kong Concept, MAKR & PROTO Design: Eisuke Tachikawa, Founder, NOSIGNER, Chajoong Kim, Chair, User Experience, Associate Professor, UNIST, Dr. Jesvin Yeo, Assistant Dean, Graphic Design, Designing Cultures Studio, Nanyang Technological University, Hari Nair,  Professor, Design Management,  Savannah College of Art & Design, Lawrence Chu, Principal, Lawrence Chu Design, Guilherme Pacher, Consumer Insights Specialist at Whirlpool China 2017 Spark Award Jurors June 27 in San Francisco Spring Semester Concept & Product Design: Jury Mentor, Mike Nuttall, IDEO Founder and Spark Senior Adviser, Daniel Hundt, AVP Design, HTC, KwanMyung Kim, Dean, Graduate School of Creative Design Engineering, UNIST, Maarten Dinger, Senior Director of Design, Element Science, Phil Rose, Co-Founder, Alquemy Design, Charlie Cronk, Co-Founder, KITSBOW MTB Wear November 14 & 15 in San Francisco Product Design: Jury Mentor, Mike Nuttall, IDEO Founder and Spark Senior Adviser, Gerard Furbenshaw, Co-Founder, LUNAR, Karen Hofmann, Chair, Product Design, ArtCenter College, Jonah Becker, VP Design, Fitbit, Brian Matt, Founder & Principal Director, Altitude Accenture, Treasure Hinds, Co-Founder, Anvil Studios, Angela Yeh, Founder & Chief Talent Strategist, Yeh Ideology, Eskild Hansen, CEO, Eskild Hansen Design Studios, Health & Medical Design:  Mark Palmer, Manager of Industrial Design Systems & Vision, Intuitive Surgical, Matt Gill, Senior Industrial Designer Designer, Ximedica, Bart Massee, Senior Manager & CD, Advanced Design Strategy, Global HP, Communication Design: Cameron Imani, Creative Director, Landor, Social Cause Design: Alexandra Jayeun Lee, Creative Director, Civic Design Lab, City of Oakland, Transport Design: Dave Muyres, Executive Director, Global Product Innovation, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, Hugo Eccles, Design Director, United Motorcycles, Yunwoo Jeong, Professor of Design & Engineering, UNIST, Spaces Design: Tomas Ancona, Principal, Ancona+Associates, Alison Carr, Senior Retail Designer, Gensler, Experience Design: John Guenther, Professor Design Strategies, San Jose State University & Former Global Design Director, Hewlett-Packard, Kraig Kessel, Co-Founder, Kraido Branding, Will Danner, Experience Designer, UberEats, WEAR Design: Jury Mentor, Amy Williams, Principal, Amelia Williams Studio, Jochen Backs, Principal Industrial Designer, Camelbak, Erica Negron, Industrial Designer, Umbach Consulting Group December 3 in Hong Kong Concept Fall Semester, MAKR & PROTO Design: KwanMyoung Kim, Dean, Graduate Industrial Design, UNIST Luo An, President, Asia Pacific, TEAMS Design Consulting, Doyoung Kim, Founder, Designsori, Zhou Wenjun, Founder & Design Director, 524 Studio, Peter Boeckel, Design Manager, Steelcase Asia Pacific, Angie Kim, Principal, AYK, Fredric Gooris, Principal Designer, Studio Gooris, David Frank, Senior Associate, Design Director, Gensler, Julia Chiu, Professor, Musashino Art University, Past President, International Council of Design 2016 Spark Award Jurors June 28 in San Francisco Spring Concept & Product Design: Jury Chair, Mike Nuttall, IDEO Founder, Philip Thompson, VP Design, Newell Rubbermaid, Manuel Saez, Principal, Brooklyness, Derek Chen, Founder & Principal, Council, Inc., Bret Recor, Principal, Box Clever, Benjamin Chia, Chief Designer, elemental8, Karson Shadley, Creative Director, Astro Studios, Son Sun, Industrial Designer, Samsung Design America, Ric Gomes, Professor, Design Center for Global Needs, San Francisco State University, Richard Yelle, Industrial Design Chair, University of Bridgeport SASD (Shintaru Akatsu School of Design). November 15 in San Francisco   Communication Design: Jennifer Morla, Principal, Morla Design Communication, Heidi Reinfeld, VP Creative, Sequence Package, Mike Hester, Principal, Pavement SF, Thomas Ilick, Director of Marketing, Intuitive Surgical Transport: Bill Barranco, Director, Autovision RCD Inc., Transport Design: Brian Ng, Director of Product, Zipcar, Hugo Eccles, Owner, Untitled Motorcycles, Fall Product Design: Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO, Jose Manuel dos Santos, Head of Design/Americas, Philips Lighting, Howard Nuk, VP Design, Samsung Design America, Shiz Kobara, Prof., MFA Industrial Design, Academy of Art and Design, Thao Dang, Industrial Designer, Google X, Elger Oberwelz, Design Director, IDEO, Josh Morenstein, Founding Partner, Branch November 16 in San Francisco Cause Design: Ric Gomes, Professor, Design Center for Global Needs, SF State University WEAR Design: Amy Williams, Consultant: Fashion & Wearables, Assoc. Prof. Fashion Design: CCA, Joanna Hildebrand, Principal, Joanna Hildebrand Design, Dena Molnar, Founder, WOVNS,  Tracey Mammolito, Soft Goods & Wearables Consultant, Chris Gadway, CEO/CCO, Black Ember Health Design: Josh Handy, VP Global Product Experience, Method Home,  Thomas Ilick,  Spaces Design: Wilhelm Oehl , Partner & Principal, Eight Inc., Kraig Kessel, Co-Founder, Kraido, Sally Dominguez, Principal, Rainwater Hog, Experience Design: Ivy Ross, VP, Head of Design/User Experience, Hardware Products, Google, Aaron Poe, VP Digital Experience, Ammunition Group, Will Carey, Director, Design Gaming, Logitech November 29 in Hong Kong Fall Concept, MAKR & PROTO Design: Hari Nair, Chief Design Officer, Whirlpool China, Claudya Piazera, President, Women Designers World Convention, Edmund Ng, Partner, KONCEPT Lighting, Chi-Wing Lee, Principal, Milk Design, Tim Dearborn, Director, Experience Design Group, Dell Computer, Gary- Sheng Hung Lee, Designer, IDEO Shanghai & Adjunct Assoc. Prof. Fundan University, Celina Yan, Director, Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool China, Sawoozer Wang, Principal, +AKITIPE STUDIOS, Angie Kim, Angie Kim, Principal, AYK Design, Chau Nguyen, Senior Design Director | LUNAR / Singapore 2015 Spark Award Jurors November 7 in San Francisco: Health Design: Jury Chair: Steven R. Umbach, President, Umbach Consulting Group, Kelly Kodama, CEO, Zoe Design Associates, Fernd Van Engelen, Executive Director, Artefact, Product Design: Jury Chair: Peter Cooper, Head of Design, Sunbeam Australia, John Guenther, former Design Director, Hewlett Packard, Colin Owen, CEO, SPARSE, Beat Karrer, Principal, Studio Beat, Zurich, Lukas Scherrer, Principal, Shibuleru Design, Thomas Illick, Director of Marketing & Sales, IDE Inc., Josh Handy, VP Global Product Experience, method products, Mike Simonian, Partner, Mike & Maaike Design, Spaces Design: Chair: Ross Wimer, Architecture Lead, Americas, Senior VP, Lorenzo Apicella, Partner, Pentagram Design, Louis Schump, Principal, Rapt Studio, Hao Ko, Principal & Design Director, Gensler, Elizabeth Guerrero, Design Studio Manager, Studio A+O, David Galullo, Design Principal, Rapt Studio, WEAR Design: Jury Chair, Amy Williams, Chair, Fashion Design, California College of Arts, Rick Lewis, Principal, seven02design, Colin Owen, CEO, SPARSE, Transport Design: Tom Matano, Executive Director, School of Industrial Design, Academy of Art University Klaus Tritschler, VP Design, Icon Aircraft, Vacaville Jeffrey Tumlin, Nelson/Nygaard, Principal & Dir of Strategy,  San Francisco Jim Shook, Principal, Shook Design, Palo Alto November 8 in San Francisco Communication Design: David Hisaya Asari, Assistant Chair, Graphic Design, California College of Arts, Rob Alexander, Creative Director, office, Ryan Adair, Creative Director, Bruce Mau Design, Rob Duncan, Creative Director, Mucho, Laura Scott, Studio Scott, Concept  & Digital Design: Jury Chair: David Karam, Founder, Post Tool, Toby Bottorf, Digital Design Director & Principal, Continuum, Experience Design: Jury Chair, Aura Oslapas, Principal, A+O Design Partners, John Guenther, former Design Director, Hewlett Packard, Claudio Ribeiro, Chief Experience Designer, VSN Mobil 2014 Spark Awards Jurors December 30 in Shenzhen: Concept & Student Design Jury Co-Chair, Arnold Wasserman, Chairman, Collective Invention, Jury Co-Chair, Professor Tong Huiming, Dean, School of Innovation, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Sally Dominguez, Principal, NEST Design, Prof. Soon-in Lee, Dean, International Design Advanced Studies, Hongik University, Ravi Sawhney, Principal, RKS Design, Sawoozer Wang, Design Director & Principal, +AKITIPE, Prof. Renke He, Dean, Hunan University School of Design, Hari Nair, Global Director, Consumer Design & Advanced Design, Whirlpool, Lee Chi-Wing, Design Director, Milk Design,  Stanley Yeung Wai-Yung, General Manager, Baojia Battery Tech November 1 in San Francisco Experience Design: Glenn Geisendorfer, Co-Founder, Platform, Inc., Dominick Ricci, Design Director, Brand Development, Siegel+Gale, Michael Borosky, Founder & Creative Director, Eleven, Graphic & Digital Design: Jury Chair: Brett Wickens, Partner, Ammunition Group, Brian Lau, Founder & Principal, M-AD Studios, Julio Martinez, Creative Director, Studio 1500, Keith Cottingham, Principal, K Cottingham November 2 in San Francisco Spaces Design: Jury Chair: Liz Ranieri, Partner, Kuth/Ranieri, Shawn Gehle, Principal & Design Director, Gensler, Nick Seierup, Design Principal, Perkins-Will, Owen Kennerly, Principal, Kennerly Architecture, Brian Lee, Design Partner, SOM,  Product & Health Design: Jury Chair: Tania Aldous, Vice President, Design, World Kitchen, Jonah Becker, Former-VP of Industrial Design, HTC America, Lach Tsvetanov, Director of Industrial Design, Humanscale, Maaike Evers, Design Lead, Google X, Edmund Ng, Partner & Co-Founder, Koncept Inc., Hugo Eccles, Creative Director, Special Projects Office, Eric Chan, Principal, Ecco Design, Jochen Backs, Principal, Studio Backs, Brett Lovelady, Founder & CEO, Astro Studios, Steve Christopher, Principal Industrial Design Manager, Microsoft XBOX, Peter Bristol, Creative Director, the Carbon Group, Tim Hulford, Creative Director of Industrial Design, Intuitive Surgical, Arthur Wu, Senior Industrial Designer, TEAGUE, Larry Schubert, Principal, Zip Innovations  November 7 in Los Angeles: Transport Design: Jury Chair: Margaret Wies, VP Advanced Design Studio, Mercedes Benz, Terence Young, Design Director & Senior Associate, Gensler, David Muyres, Executive Director, Global Product Innovation, Johnson Controls, Dan Sturges, Urban Mobility Planner, Team Red US, Byron Fitzpatrick, Chair of Transportation Design, College for Creative Studies, Haishan Deng, Associate Professor Transportation Design, Cleveland Institute of Art, Lucian Rosca, Faculty, Graduate Transportation Design Program, Art Center College of Design 2013 Spark Award Jurors October 31 in San Francisco Concept & Student Design: Chair: Manuel Saez, Principal, Manuel Saez & Partners, Qin Li, Design Director, Fuseproject, Lea Kobeli, Senior Creative Lead at LUNAR, Steve Diskin, Chair, Industrial Design, Pratt Institute, Lisa Vuskovic, Product Design & Development Consultant, Emmanuel Laffon de Mazières, Industrial Designer, Amazon Lab126 Jacqui Belleau, Design Manager of New Deal Design, John Duran, Industrial Design Manager, CamelBak Products, Peter Bristol, Creative Director, Carbon Design Group, Communication Design: Adam Brodsley, Principal & Creative Director, Volume Design, Tom Crabtree, Founder & Director, Manuel, Zhou Wenjun, Founder, CD & Architect, 524 Studio, Spaces Design: Chair: Gene Schnair, Managing Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Shawn McLean-Bergel, Principal, McLean Bergel, Amy Eliot, Partner, Dilworth Eliot Studio, Mitchell Mauk, Principal, Mauk Design, Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, Chair, Graduate Architecture, Woodbury University, Mark English, Principal, Mark English Architects, Elizabeth Shreeve, Principal, SWA Group, W. Mike Martin, Professor Emeritus of Architecture, College of Environmental Design, UC-Berkeley, Laura Hartman, Principal, Fernau & Hartman, Bonnie Fisher, Principal, ROMA Design Group November 2 in San Francisco Product Design: Chair: Sandrine Lebas, Chair of Industrial Design, California College of the Arts, Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder of IDEO, Marc van de Loo, Senior Director, Industrial Design & Usability at Pall Corporation, Klaus Rosburg, Principal at Sonic Design, Bill Evans, Principal and Founder, Bridge Design, Robert Springer, Industrial Design Manager, Samsung Design America, Tung Chiang, Creative Lead & Studio Director, Heath Ceramics, Joanna Hildebrand, RDD Innovation Manager, Jansport, Mike Ely, Principal Industrial Design, Eight Inc., App Design: Chair: Jennifer Bove, Director of Brand Design, General Electric Michael Leggett, Senior Staff Designer, Google Jennifer Fraser, Director of Design, Macadamian Ruth Kikin-Gil, UX designer and design strategist at Microsoft Raphael Grignani, CEO, Jauntful Mike Kruzeniski, Design Lead, Twitter October 28 in Los Angeles Transport Design: Chair: Geoff Wardle, Director, Advanced Mobility Research, Art Center College, Jean Jennings, President & Editor-in-Chief, Automobile Magazine, Tom Matano, Executive Director Industrial Design, Academy of Art University, Brent Oppenheimer, Principal, O+CO, Sujin Hwang, AllSpark Platinum 2012 Winner, Experience Design: Chair Ravi Sawney, CEO, RKS, Frank Tyneski, Chief of Design and Experience at JMI Equity, Don Norman, Nielsen Norman Group, Maryln Walton, Business Insight Manager, Herman Miller 2012 Spark Award Jurors October 27 in San Francisco Communication Design: Jury Chair, Kit Hinrichs, Principal, Studio Hinrichs, Earl Gee, Partner, Gee+Chung Design, Ayse Birsel, Partner, BirselPlusseck, Mark Davis, Director of User Experience, Autodesk, Patricia McShane, Co-founder, M-A-D, Brian Jacobs, Partner, Brick Design Dennis Crowe, Founder & Creative Director, VehicleSF, Michael Mabry, Principal, Michael Mabry Design, Joel Templin, Principal, Hatch Design October 29 in San Francisco Concept & Student Design: Jury Chair: Ravi Sawhney, CEO & Founder, RKS Design, John Danner, Senior Fellow, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Peter Stathis, Principal, Virtual Studio, Sungjoon Kim, CEO & Founder,, Michael Meyer, Partner, Essential, Tucker Viemeister, Director of Special Projects, Tucker Industries, Darrin Caddes, VP Corporate Design, Plantronics, Spaces Design: Jury Chair, David Meckel, Director of Campus Planning, California College of Arts, Anne Fougeron, Principal, Fougeron Architecture, Liz Ogbu, Resident Fellow,, Linda Pollari, Chair, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, OTIS College of Art and Design, Nicholas Hafermaas, Dean of Special Programs and Chair, Graphic Design Department, Art Center October 31 in San Francisco Product Design: Jury Chair: Hari Nair, Global Director, Advanced Design, Whirlpool, Sam Lucente, Principal, Lucente Consulting, Joe Doucet, Principal, Joe Doucet Studio, Andrea Ruggiero, Principal, Andrea Ruggiero Design & Adjunct Prof., Parsons New School For Design, Gabriel Dan, Principal, Studio Fresco, Charles Rozier, Principal, Rozier Design, Anna-Pia Slothower, Partner, Deap Design, Chris Ertel, Partner, Monitor Group, Doblin Strategic Design Planning 2011 Spark Awards Jurors October 30 in San Francisco Jury Chair: Andreas Harlow, Design Director, NIKE David Mocarski, Chair, Environmental Design, Art Center College Gadi Amit, President, New Deal Design Dan Harden, President, Whipsaw Cathy Huang, President, China Bridge James Parr, Innovation Director, Imaginals, Ltd. Stanley Saitowitz, Design Principal, Natoma Architects John Skidgel, UX Designer, YouTube / Google Inc. Leslie Speer. Associate Professor, Art & Design, San Jose State University Michael Cronan, Principal, Cronan Charlie Sheldon, Design Director, Link Studios 2010 Spark Award Jurors October 25 in San Francisco Jury Chair: Michael Vanderbyl, Principal, Vanderbyl Design, John Barratt, CEO, TEAGUE, Sally Dominguez, Partner, B. Architecture and Rain Water Hog, Rob Curedale, Principal, Curedale Design, Adam Brodsley, Partner, Volume Design, Thom Faulders, Faulders Studio Architects, Tucker Viemeister, Viemeister Industries, Gaby Brink, Principal, Tommorowpartners, Scott Stropkay, Co-Founder, Essential Design, Ken Musgrave, Director, Experience Design, Dell Computers, Heather Fleming, CEO, Catapult Design, Margaret Gould Stewart, Director of Product Design, Facebook, Kerry Tremain, Editorial Director, Wild Blue Studios, Susan Rockrise, Identity Consultant, Susan Rockrise + Associates, Bryant Yeh, Principal, Yeh Studio Architects, Peter Strathis, Virtual Studios 2009 Spark Award Jurors October 14 in San Francisco Jury Chair: Chee Pearlman, President, Chee Company, David Albertson, Principal, Albertson Design, David Darling, Partner, Aidlin Darling Design, D. Philip Haine, Principal, Product Vision Associates, Rich Gioscia, Director of Design, HP Palm GBU, Cory Grosser, Principal, cory grosser design, Tong Huiming, Dean, College of Innovation & Design, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Nathan Shedroff, Chair of Design Strategy MBA, California College of Arts, Neil Robinson, Chief Creative Directer, AKQA, Sara Beckman, Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, Beatrice Santiccioli, Principal, beatrice santiccioli design, Cameron Sinclair, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Architecture For Humanity 2008 Spark Award Jurors September 8 in San Francisco Jury Chair: Kit Hinrichs, Studio Hinrichs, Marc Gobe, Principal, Emotional Branding, Tania Aldous, Design Director, World Kitchen, Tom Dair, President, Smart Design, Josh Morenstein, Design Director, Fuse Project, Ted Howes, Director, Consumer Products x. Innovation, Business for Social Responsibility, Tim Culvahouse, Principle, Culvahouse Architects, Jennifer Bostic, Creative Director, Paperplane Studio, Mark Davis, Director of User Experience, Autodesk, Margeigh Novotny, Professor of Industrial Design, Academy of Art, Manuel Saez, Principal, Manuel Saez Design, Brent Oppenheimer, Principal, O+CO 2007 Spark Award Jurors June 3 in Pasadena Jury Chairman: Kit Hinrichs, Studio Hinrichs Design, Sean Adams, AdamsMorioka, Nick Oakley, Sr Industrial Designer, Intel Mobility Group, Robert Cumberford, Design Editor, Automobile Magazine,, Robert Hale, Principal, Rios Clementi Hale, Jay Baldwin, California College of Arts, Michael Kirchmann, Principal, GDNSY, Steve Simpson, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather, Ken Cook, Principal, BrandTank, Drew Takahashi, Funjacket