Jim Holtorf, IDSA | Microsoft
Head of Smart Devices Design, US
IDEA Juror 1998
IDEA Gold Award – 1999, 2012
IDEA Silver Award – 1990
IDSA Student Merit Award
A design leader with diverse experience in creative development, user-centered design and design strategy for top global brands.
Jim has also worked for BMW Group DesignworksUSA as Director of Product Design, responsible for creative and operational leadership of Product Design as an internal profit center in design development for external clients. Clients include Microsoft, HP, Procter & Gamble, Allergan, Siemens, Thermador, Nokia, Disney Imagineering and Haworth.
Jim graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin/Stout.