Stefano Marzano, former Chief Design Officer of Royal Philips Electronics, is the Founding Dean of THNK School of Creative Leadership. Stefano Marzano headed Philips Design since 1991, and has recently stepped down from that position. Marzano has been very enthusiastic about THNK right from the start, and has inspired the direction and development of the curriculum, because of his keen interest in design education.
Stefano Marzano is widely recognized as being at the forefront of the design profession. In 2005, Business Week named him one of the four global ‘Best Leaders for Innovation’, and in 2001 he was awarded the World Technology Award for Design by the World Technology Network.