José Colucci, PhD
Prior to joining IDEO, José worked mostly for high-tech companies. He was a General Manager at FUNBEC, Vice-President of R&D at VisionMaker Canada, and worked in a number of design consulting firms. He has also taught design at the University of São Paulo and the University of Illinois. His interests range from the design and development of medical devices to strategy, trends, and innovation in technology, science, and healthcare. Recently, he’s been researching and speaking about the impact of aging on society and its implications for the design of products and services. José has training and experience in both Mechanical Engineering (UNICAMP) and Industrial Design (MS / University of São Paulo / Brazil). He also has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (USP and University of Illinois).