Clive Roux is a trained industrial designer and Association CEO on a mission to reinvent the value proposition for associations in the digital age by applying his Design Thinking, Product Management and Innovation skills to rethink what associations can offer this century.
He leads successful organizations using Design Thinking as his core strategy; placing the users at the center of his problem-solving activities, understanding their challenges and then constantly adding new value for them.
Earlier in his career as a design leader for Philips Electronics, his design studios won every major design award and sold over 120 million consumer products.
He is a thought leader in design thinking, innovation, experiential graphicdesign and association innovation.
He has spent the last 9 years as an association CEO reinventing and growing two design organizations; The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) and the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).