Nearly 30 designers, executives, and thought leaders helped judge the 2017 Innovation By Design Awards, Fast Company‘s sixth annual celebration of creativity in design. Meet the illustrious cast below.*
Becker is the global senior design director of athletics and training for Adidas. She has helped launch and build the creative teams for NEO, action sports, and athletics for the brand. She does not sleep, she asks a lot of questions, she hates the word “no,” and enjoys seeing and being part of anything that pushes the boundaries of what’s next.
Braman is the director of store development for Amazon Books. She led the design and construction of the first brick-and-mortar retail store for Amazon in 2015. She currently manages the team of design and construction professionals that specialize in physical retail. Her previous experience at Starbucks and Nordstrom ingrained in her the importance of the customer experience. Energized by the process of transforming spaces into shopping experiences that customers love, Braman is enjoying the challenge of redefining retail for Amazon.
Bull cofounded Moving Brands in 1998. He was instrumental in developing the innovative Moving Brands approach to branding, storytelling, and experience design that has seen the company become the leading independent, global creative company it is today. As chief creative officer, Bull is responsible for the creative output of the business across its studios in London, Zurich, San Francisco, and New York. He is based in San Francisco where he has creatively led engagements with Moving Brands clients such as Microsoft, 20th Century Fox, Google, Apple, and DeviantArt. Bull is a regular keynote speaker and interviewee for creative, design, and business publications.