Dennis Boyle, MS
IDEO, Palo Alto, California
Dennis Boyle is a Partner and a founding team member of IDEO. Dennis helps lead the Design for Health Portfolio at IDEO and works in its Palo Alto office. Design for Health is the part of IDEO’s business that works with clients in medical and health related industries to develop innovative products, software, services and strategies.
Dennis is also an adjunct professor at Stanford’s d.school and the design Division of the engineering school, where he has taught courses in product design, human factors design, design for sustainability and creativity & innovation. He established and co-teaches “Design for Healthy Behaviors” at the d.school, a course that draws students from each of the university’s graduate schools. Students in this class learn and use the design thinking process to help patient-volunteers with chronic conditions build healthy behaviors and thrive in their daily lives.
Dennis holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, with an emphasis on Industrial Design, from the University of Notre Dame and an MS in Product Design from Stanford.