Doreen Lorenzo

Exec Dir
Center for Integrated Design at the University of Texas Austin

Doreen Lorenzo is a successful leader of global creative firms who advised Fortune 100 companies on design and innovation issues for decades. In March 2016 she was appointed Clinical Professor of Design and Future and Director of the Center for Integrated Design, University of Texas-Austin. She is a co-founder of mobile video insights firm Vidlet, as well as a board member and advisor of several other startups, and a columnist for Fast Company Co.Design and Medium.

From 2013 to 2015 Doreen was president of Quirky, where she oversaw product development and operations for this fast-growing company. Prior to Quirky she worked at frog design for 16 years, including seven years as president. She has been featured in ABC News, Bloomberg Radio, Fast Company, Fortune, The New York Times, and many other media.

Doreen earned a master’s degree in communication and media studies from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in theater from the State University of New York, Stony Brook.

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