Clark Kellogg teaches about the uses of design thinking and innovation practices in business and social innovation. He teaches at the Haas School of Business, and holds appointments in the Information School and the College of Environmental Design. His Haas course, Problem Finding Problem Solving, is a foundation class in the MBA curriculum. He is focused on bringing innovation and design thinking to real-world problems. Clark was the Founding Director of the Cal Design Lab, promoting interdisciplinary and project-based learning across the Berkeley campus.
Clark is also a Partner in the San Francisco innovation consultancy, Collective Invention, Inc. Their work is focused at the intersection of business, education and sustainability. Clark contributes design thinking, process facilitation, innovation practices and communication design to Collective Invention’s work and clients.
Trained as an architect, Kellogg has practiced architecture, graphic design, product design, CEO coaching and art. He founded Kellogg Communications in NYC, and was the Creative Director of The Nature Company in Berkeley. Kellogg was the founding director of the State Street Global Investors Innovation and Communications Lab and became a Principal of the firm in Boston. He was the first designer to sit on the Executive Committee of a Fortune 500 company. In 2013, Kellogg completed a yearlong project, “365 Daily Art” in which he created a piece of art every day and posted it online.
Clark has delivered innovation and design thinking workshops in China, Brazil, Italy, UK and the US. His latest publication was a white paper commissioned by the Gates Foundation on strategic change communications in education. He is currently working on a book of insights at the intersection of innovation and art.