An anthropologist, design researcher and project leader, Lucie translates people's needs into opportunities and tangible designs, solving some of the most challenging problems. With tireless curiosity and effective communication skills, she leads teams to discover insights revealing the multiple layers of complex human motivations, and guides them through rapid prototyping to develop compelling designs. Her goal is to create meaningful and desirable experiences for all stakeholders while achieving business success.
Over the course of nearly six years at IDEO Munich, Shanghai, London and Palo Alto, she has worked across a wide range of projects in the health care, life sciences, consumer electronics, home appliances, retail, and service industries. Now, Lucie has her independent consulting practice and focuses mostly on health care. Her clients include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Proteus Digital Health, California HealthCare Foundation, The Lucille and David Packard Foundation, On Lok, Stanford Hospital and Clinics to name a few.
Lucie holds a BA in Mandarin Chinese Translation from Munich's Institute for Languages and Interpreting (Germany) and a MA in Social Anthropology of Development from School of Oriental and African Studies in London (UK). For academic year 2013-14, Lucie is National Guest Lecturer at Stanford's Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) instructing post-doctoral fellows in human-centered design.
Senior Lecturer, Industrial Design