The Spark Juries: 2007 to 2021

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, authors, educators, design thinkers and experts.

2021 15th Anniversary Spark Award Jurors
Global Teleconferences: June 29 & 30 Student Jury and December 1-3
Graphic Design; Health, Medical & Universal Design;
Product Design; Spaces Design; Transport & Mobility Design; Concept Pro; 
Experience & Service Design; Digital DesignPackaging Design:

Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO (Jury Mentor), Silicon Valley
Ricardo Gomes, Professor, Design Center for Global Needs, SF State University, San Francisco
Catherine Kim, Director of Design, Samsung Think Tank, Mountainview (Spring)
Ellen Lou, Director, Urban Design & Planning, SOM, San Francisco
Rashana Zaklit, Sr Associate Design Director, Gensler San Francisco (Spring)
Will Carey, Director, Map Project Office, Executive Board, San Francisco
Pip Tompkin, Chief Design Officer, ThreeSixty Group, Irvine
Laura Garófalo, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg (Spring )
Tiana Plotnikova, Co-Founder, Uflo, Los Angeles (Spring)
Jisun An, Professor of Design, Kyungil University, Gyeongsan
Amos Goldreich AA Dip. ARB RIBA, Director, Amos Goldreich Architecture, London

2020 Spark Award Jurors
Global Teleconference: June 16-19, Student Jury:
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
2020 Spark Fall Jurors,
Global Teleconference: November 20-25
Graphic Design; Health, Medical & Universal Design;
Product Design; Spaces Design; Transport & Mobility Design; Concept Pro; 
Experience & Service Design; Digital Design and Packaging Design

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, Dean, Graphic Design, Designing Cultures Studio, Nanyang Technological Univ., 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:

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, IDEO.org
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 and Spaces:
Fabienne Munch, Executive Director Global Initiatives & Strategy, 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, Principal UX Research Manager, Microsoft Digital Platform
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, Dean, Graphic Design, Designing Cultures Studio, Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore
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
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, 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, VP Design, Innovation & Product Development, Streetscope, Pasadena
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, Prof Design Strategies, San Jose State University & Former Global Design Director, HP
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, 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
Concept & Product Design:

Jury Chair, Mike Nuttall, IDEO Co-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 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
Bill Barranco, Director, Autovision RCD Inc.
Transport Design:
Hugo Eccles, Owner, Untitled Motorcycles
Fall Product Design:
Mike Nuttall, Co-Founder, IDEO
Jose Manuel dos Santos, Head of Design/Americas, Signify/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, 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, Director of Marketing, Intuitive Surgical
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
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
Celina Yan, Director, Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool China
Sawoozer Wang, Principal, +AKITIPE STUDIOS
Angie Kim, Principal, AYK Design
Chau Nguyen, Senior Design Director | LUNAR /Accenture, 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, HP
Colin Owen, Design Director, Elroy Air
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, Senior Vice President, Architecture Leader, AECOM Americas
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, Principal & Dir of Strategy, Nelson/Nygaard, 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, HP
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, Rainwater Hog
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, Corelle
Jonah Becker, VP Industrial Design, Fitbit/Google
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, ArtCenter 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, Manual
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, CED, 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, 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.
Digital 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 design Strategist, 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, 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, Stylesays.com
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, IDEO.org
Linda Pollari, Chair, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, OTIS College of Art and Design
Nicholas Hafermaas, Dean of Special Programs and Chair, Graphic Design Department, ArtCenter
October 31 in San Francisco
Product Design:
Jury Chair: Hari Nair, Global Director, Advanced Design, Whirlpool
Sam Lucente, Principal, Lucente Consulting, Former WDWD Creatve Director, HP
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. Dean, Art & Design,  MICA
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, RainWater 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
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, Professor, 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, Corelle
Tom Dair, President, Smart Design
Josh Morenstein, Design Director, fuseproject
Ted Howes, Director, Consumer Products, 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 in Year One
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, Principal, Funjacket