Stacy Benjamin

Lead researcher

Stacy leads programs focused on innovation strategy, ideation, user-centered engineering design, and design thinking. She has applied these strategies to generate new growth opportunities across a range of sectors, including industrial equipment, transportation, mining, finance, health care, telecom, and CPG. Stacy is also the Director of the Segal Design Certificate program at Northwestern University and the lead instructor of the Interdisciplinary Design Projects sequence, where students work on real projects with real clients in a learn-by-doing format, in an atmosphere similar to a small design firm.