Peter Coughlan

Adjunct Professor

Peter has 20+ years of experience applying the tools and methods of design to a broad range of organizational challenges in a wide range of sectors—from fast-moving consumer goods to foundations, from hospitals to pharmaceutical. He has had decades of experience working with organizations of all types in strategy, innovation, and design. While at IDEO, Peter established and led their Transformation by Design practice, helping client organizations to imagine and implement futures of their own design.

Peter has a master’s degree in education from Boston University and a PhD in Applied Linguistics from UCLA.