Podcast #140

Dr. Victor Pineda – Universal Design Thinking

Having lost his ability to walk at age 5, and the ability to breath solely on his own later in life, Dr. Victor Pineda has grown to become the consummate multi-hyphenate. A scholar, professor, activist, filmmaker, international guest speaker, social design thinker, and White House appointee under President Obama. His day job affords him the ability to travel the world, working with governments, businesses, and locals on inclusion initiatives for persons with disabilities. His passions afford him a creative twist on everything he does, from adapting and creating new technologies, to working with the likes of Microsoft and the UN. On Innovation Crush, Victor dishes on several principles of innovation from universal design thinking, to the power of simplification, to policy change. More at worldenabled.org/