David Hill, IDSA | Lenovo Group
Vice President & Distinguished Designer, Think Design & User Experience
|2004 IBM ThinkPad Screensaver
2003 IBM ThinkPad Houdini
2002 IBM T560 Flat Panel Monitor
2002 IBM NetVista X41
2002 IBM ThinkPad A30
2001 NetVista X40i
2001 IBM ThinkPad Family
1999 IBM ThinkPad Design of the Decade
1999 IBM Netfinity Server Series
1999 IBM ThinkPad 600
1995 IBM AS/400 Advanced Series
As the Vice President of Design for Lenovo’s famed Think branded offerings, David leads an international team of strategists, human factors engineers, graphic, and industrial designers. Collectively, this work shapes the premium brand impressions of Lenovo.
His combined Lenovo and IBM design experiences include computing systems ranging from high performance servers to the now classic ThinkPad. His work embodies a strong synergistic relationship between form and function.
David has gathered nearly 200 international design awards for his work. Award highlights include 11 IDEA awards, the IDSA’s coveted Design of the Decade award, multiple “IF” Top 10 and Best of Category awards, repeated German Red Dot Best of the Best Awards, and the acclaimed Japanese G-Mark Top 100 Award for design excellence. His designs are also included in the design collections of museums in Europe and the United States.
David is a Lenovo master inventor holding over 60 patents related to design and user experience.