Joni Saylor

Design Principal IBM

Joni Saylor directs IBM’s Design Thinking practice, with a mission to inspire adoption of human-centered innovation approaches across IBM’s teams and clients. She previously led IBM’s Design bootcamp for early career professionals, an interdisciplinary corporate education program that has prepared over 1000 recent graduates to join IBM's product and service teams. Saylor has held senior positions in design research and industrial design and previously taught the InnovationSpace studio at Arizona State University.

Joni is recognized as a leader in creating and disclosing intellectual property and regularly speaks with design and business audiences on design education and transformation. Her work has been recognized by IDEA, industrie Forum, and Core77.

Why Joni?
During our site tour experience day, join Joni to learn about the nuances of interplay between design and AI and why approaches like Design Thinking are so critical with the increasing use of customer-facing artificial intelligence.