Bill Burnett is Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford. He got his BS and MS in Product Design at Stanford and has worked professionally on a wide variety of projects ranging from award winning Apple PowerBooks to the original Star Wars action figures. He holds a number of mechanical and design patents, and design awards for a variety of products including the first ‘slate’ computer.
Dave Evans is Co-Director of the Stanford Life Design Lab and holds a BC and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. When he accepted an invitation early in his career to work for Apple, he led the mouse-design team and introduced laser printing to the masses. He then helped found the pioneering video games developer Electronic Arts.