Ideo CEO Tim Brown, who helped popularize design thinking, steps down

Apr 04, 2019 - Fast Company

Brown will leave his role as CEO after 19 years, with longtime Ideo exec Sandy Speicher stepping into the role.

Tim Brown, the CEO of the global design firm Ideo, is leaving the role after a 19-year run. He announced the move in an open letter on Ideo’s site. He will be replaced by Ideo alum Sandy Speicher, who is Ideo’s first female CEO.