Liz Gerber

  • Associate Professor of Design Innovation, School of Engineering and School of Communication
  • Director, Research Cluster at Segal Design Institute
  • Faculty Founder, Design for America, Northwestern University

Dr. Elizabeth Gerber serves as Associate Professor of Design Innovation in the School of Engineering and School of Communication, as Director of the Research Cluster, and as the Faculty Founder of Design for America at the Northwestern University.

A globally-recognized expert in the areas of innovation, technology, and collaboration, Dr. Gerber has served as an innovation strategist, executive adviser, leadership coach, and innovation trainer for several of the world’s premier organizations, including Fortune Global 500 corporations, philanthropic and humanitarian organizations, and educational institutions. She also co-developed Design for America’s Leadership Studio, an annual national leadership summit for leaders of social innovation.