IVY ROSS – Vice President, Design for Hardware Products at Google
Ivy Ross is the Vice President of Design for the Hardware organization at Google, formed in 2016. Since 2017, she and her team launched a family of consumer hardware products ranging from smartphones to smart speakers, earning 56 different design awards. Ivy has held executive positions spanning from head of product design and development to CMO and presidencies with several companies, including Calvin Klein, Swatch, Coach, Mattel, Art.com, Bausch & Lomb and Gap. Ross has been a contributing author to numerous books, she was the keynote speaker at the Nokia World Design Conference and Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit, and has been cited by Fast Company and Businessweek as “one of the new faces of Leadership.” A renowned artist, her innovative metal work in jewelry is in the permanent collections of 12 international museums. A winner of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts grant, Ivy has also received the Women in Design Award and Diamond International Award for her creative designs.