Jay Peters, IDSA
Chair | Design Management Section
Jay Peters is the Managing Director of PARK USA, a world-leading design and innovation management consulting firm, and Managing Director of Grow USA, a world-leading professional education provider in Design Management and Design Leadership. Collectively PARK and Grow endeavor to deliver on their shared mission to Empower Design Leaders.
Jay consults, coaches and educates clients from major leading global brands such as LEGO, Bose, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Johnson & Johnson, Staples, Unilever, Roche and many others, as well as (non)governmental organizations and academic institutions, on using design and innovation-led practices to maximize value across the triple (profit, planet and people) bottom line.
Jay has lived and worked extensively across Europe and the US. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Product Design and a Marketing minor from Southern Illinois University. He also holds a master’s degree in Business Design from Domus Academy in Milan, Italy.