about Justin Ferrell
A career journalist specializing in design and organizational change, Justin worked for the last seven years at The Washington Post, most recently as the director of digital, mobile & new product design. A prolific storyteller, Justin has designed several award-winning projects — including the investigation “Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency,” winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.
In 2012, Justin Ferrell joined the Institute of Design at Stanford (aka “the d.school”) to design and direct its fellowship program, a creative leadership accelerator for restless experts who want to transform their industries. He teaches graduate courses in design thinking, creativity and organization design. He also teaches executives at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and his consulting clients have included Hewlett-Packard, IDEO and Citi Ventures. He has led many innovation workshops, including sessions for Colgate, Facebook, Google, Humana, Infosys, Knight Foundation, SAP, The United Nations, the U.S. Department of State and the World Economic Forum.
Béhar's design work emphasizes the integration of commercial products with sustainability and social good. In 2011, the Conde Nast Innovation and Design Awards recognized him as Designer of the Year. His clients have included Herman Miller, PUMA, MINI, See Better to Learn Better, General Electric, Swarovski, Samsung, Jimmyjane, and Prada.