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Vijay Kumar is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Design. His teaching and research focus on strategic innovation, innovation methods, information structuring, and human-centered product/communication systems. He has over 22 years of experience in consulting, teaching, and research and development in these areas worldwide. As an innovation planning leader at Doblin Inc., Kumar spent more than 12 years consulting on customer-centered innovations for companies such as Alamo, Amoco Oil, Cummins Engine, Hallmark, Lenscrafters, McDonald’s, Monsanto, Motorola, Perot Systems, Pfizer, Royal Dutch Shell, SAS Airlines, Steelcase, Texas Instruments, Weirton Steel, and Wells Fargo.

Kumar is adept at working with multi-disciplinary teams to use structured planning techniques to transform user insights into innovation systems and strategic plans for companies. He is the inventor of many methods, frameworks, tools, and software applications designed to extend innovation capabilities; students, researchers, consultants, and business executives worldwide have been successfully using some of his tools, such as Analysis and Transformations (A&T) and Innovation Landscape, for many years.

Kumar has taught at the Institute of Design since 1993. He is also an alumnus of ID's Masters program, where his research focus was on information visualization tools for planning and is published widely. Kumar received his undergraduate degree in product design from India’s National Institute of Design in 1979. Afterward, as a principal in Kumar Group, a systems design consulting firm in southern India, he consulted with companies in product design, environment design, architecture, and environmental planning.

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101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization

101 Design Methods: A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization

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Vijay Kumar Biography

Vijay Kumar is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Design. His teaching and research focus on strategic innovation, innovation methods, information structuring, and human-centered product/communication systems. He has over 22 years of experience in consulting, teaching, and research and development in these areas worldwide. As an innovation planning leader at Doblin Inc., Kumar spent more than 12 years consulting on customer-centered innovations for companies such as Alamo, Amoco Oil, Cummins Engine, Hallmark, Lenscrafters, McDonald’s, Monsanto, Motorola, Perot Systems, Pfizer, Royal Dutch Shell, SAS Airlines, Steelcase, Texas Instruments, Weirton Steel, and Wells Fargo.

Kumar is adept at working with multi-disciplinary teams to use structured planning techniques to transform user insights into innovation systems and strategic plans for companies. He is the inventor of many methods, frameworks, tools, and software applications designed to extend innovation capabilities; students, researchers, consultants, and business executives worldwide have been successfully using some of his tools, such as Analysis and Transformations (A&T) and Innovation Landscape, for many years.

Kumar has taught at the Institute of Design since 1993. He is also an alumnus of ID's Masters program, where his research focus was on information visualization tools for planning and is published widely. Kumar received his undergraduate degree in product design from India’s National Institute of Design in 1979. Afterward, as a principal in Kumar Group, a systems design consulting firm in southern India, he consulted with companies in product design, environment design, architecture, and environmental planning.

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    Booking fees for Vijay Kumar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Vijay Kumar, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Vijay Kumar?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Vijay Kumar for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Vijay Kumar for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Vijay Kumar or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Vijay Kumar or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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