About Mark

Mark is a recognized expert in industrial design and brand management who is responsible for more than 100 design patents. He leads the Chicago office of LUNAR, the leading industrial-design firm that joined McKinsey Design following its acquisition in early 2015.

Over a design career that spans more than 20 years, he has won a variety of awards, including Red Dot, IDEA Gold, and I.D. Best of Category. Mark is a former president of the Industrial Designers Society of America(IDSA) and is the current editor of its Innovation magazine.

He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering for 6 weeks every year, teaching classes on understanding design thinking. He is a frequent contributor to Fast Company magazine.


From lab to leader: How consumer companies can drive growth at scale with disruptive innovation,” McKinsey & Company, September 2018 

Design for value and growth in a new world,” McKinsey & Company, April 2017