Judging Panel
Shunsuke ISHIKAWA
Partner
KESIKI inc
Japan

Shun is Partner of KESIKI inc, an impact & transformation design firm focuses on fostering ‘kind economy’. 

Prior to co-founding KESIKI - he was a Head of Design/Strategic Design Director at BCG Digital Ventures and a founding member of IDEO Tokyo. Where he led and built teams as Design Director and PDD innovations as Creative Lead.

Shun advises senior executives of start-ups and large companies. He also serves as a professor and a program director of the Creative Leadership program at Tama Art University. 

An industrial designer by training, Shun has earned numerous design awards and has exhibited work in Tokyo including Designers Block, Milano Salone in Italy and Good Design Award. 

He has participated in several design awards such as Good Design Award and D&AD. His books, Future of Work and HELLO, DESIGN are widely read in Japan. He is also one of the designers selected by Forbes Japan under “39 Designers who impact the World”.

Shun holds a BA degree from Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design in the UK.