Design Director and Founder, OpenIDEO.com
Tom Hulme is Design Director and Associate Partner at IDEO, a design and innovation consulting firm. He also founded OpenIDEO, an open innovation platform with over 36,000 users in 160 countries. The technology is used by corporates globally to manage their innovation challenges, usually with their employees. OpenIDEO won a 2011 Webby Award in the Community Category. After successfully exiting two start-ups, Hulme is an angel investor, with investments in such companies as Massive Health, Cliqz, GoCardless, Llustre (sold to FAB), Wonga, Fantasy Shopper, Smarkets, Yoomi and Qriously. He was listed in Wired magazine's top 100 “digital power brokers” in 2011 and 2012. Hulme earned a 1st class Bachelor's degree in Physics at the University of Bristol and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he received the Baker Scholar Award of high distinction.