JIM WICKS, IDSA
Senior Vice President Consumer Experience Design
Jim Wicks, IDSA leads a global creative staff committed to delivering unique and intuitive industrial design and user experiences for mobile products. He drives user-centered design practices, high quality design execution and cross-functional design management through the conceptualization and creation of must-have Motorola mobile devices. Prior to his current position, he served as Motorola’s director of user-interface design and human factors. He previously served in design leadership roles with Sapient Corp., where he was director of strategy for the San Francisco office and Sony Corp. Credited with more than 50 design and utility patents, he also has received multiple global design awards. He has spoken at a number of industry events and been featured frequently in print and broadcast media including CNBC, The New York Times, BusinessWeek and Newsweek. Wicks holds a bachelor’s in industrial design from the University of Illinois and a graduate degree in design from Nihon University in Japan.
Designing for a Lasting Consumer Relationship