Bob Schwartz, FIDSA
General Manager, Global Design & User Experience
Bob Schwartz, FIDSA, general manager, global design and user experience at GE Healthcare, leads five studios in four countries and a team of 60 people. He’s held similar positions at Procter & Gamble and Motorola, among others. Schwartz is a member of the Executive Board of Trustees of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and vice chairman of the Board of the Design Management Institute.
He holds a master's in industrial design from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he was a Roddy Scholar, and a BFA in industrial and graphic design from the Kansas City Art Institute. In 2007, he was inducted into IDSA's Academy of Fellows for his contributions to the profession and in 2016 was named in IDSA's INNOVATION magazine as one of the 50 Notable Members of IDSA during the last 50 years.