Jeremy Myerson London, UK
- Expert on design, innovation and the future of work and workplace
- Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art
- Acclaimed author, "Life At Work" (2015)
Jeremy Myerson is a writer, speaker, academic and author on design and innovation. Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford, he is also Director of the Worktech Academy, a new global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace.
An authority on the opportunities for design and innovation at a time of unprecedented social, demographic and technological change, Jeremy Myerson is a former journalist and editor. He founded Design Week magazine in 1986 and later, in 1999, co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, the Royal College of Art’s largest research centre, which specializes in innovation for ageing and healthcare.
The author of more than 20 books in the field, his most recent titles include “Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life” (2014) and “Life of Work” (2015). He has spoken at leading conferences and corporate events around the world and sits on the advisory boards of design institutes in Korea, Switzerland and Hong Kong. He was recently named by Wired magazine as one of Britain’s 100 most influential people in digital technology.