Dennis Boyle

Dennis Boyle
Partner & Founding Member

Dennis Boyle is a partner and a founding member of IDEO. He helps lead its Design for Health domain to work with clients in the medical, pharma and consumer healthcare industries—developing innovative products, services and strategies.

Boyle also is a consulting assistant professor at Stanford’s, where he’s taught courses on product design; engineering design; and human factors design; as well as design for sustainability and creativity. He established and co-teaches Design for Healthy Behavior Change, which places students from various Stanford graduate schools on teams that work directly with individual patient-volunteers to build healthful behaviors in order to avoid or manage long-term chronic illnesses.

Boyle holds a BS in mechanical engineering, with an emphasis on industrial design, from the University of Notre Dame—and an MS in product design from Stanford.