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==Personal life==
Kelley was born in [[Barberton, Ohio]]. His brother is [[Tom Kelley (author)|Tom Kelley]], the General Manager of IDEO and author of ''The Art of Innovation'' and ''The Ten Faces of Innovation''.
Kelley was born in [[Barberton, Ohio]]. His brother is [[Tom Kelley (author)|Tom Kelley]], the General Manager of IDEO and author of ''The Art of Innovation'' and ''The Ten Faces of Innovation''. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in 1973, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, He is married to Katharine C. Branscomb, a former CEO of [[IntelliCorp (Software)|IntelliCorp]], whom he met through mutual friend [[Steve Jobs]].<ref name="Ideo's David Kelley on 'Design Thinking'">{{cite news |url=http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/132/a-designer-takes-on-his-biggest-challenge-ever.html |title=Ideo's David Kelley on 'Design Thinking' |work=[[Fast Company (magazine)|Fast Company]] |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=2009-01-14}}</ref>
 
He is married to Katharine C. Branscomb, a former CEO of [[IntelliCorp (Software)|IntelliCorp]], whom he met through mutual friend [[Steve Jobs]].<ref name="Ideo's David Kelley on 'Design Thinking'">{{cite news |url=http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/132/a-designer-takes-on-his-biggest-challenge-ever.html |title=Ideo's David Kelley on 'Design Thinking' |work=[[Fast Company (magazine)|Fast Company]] |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=2009-01-14}}</ref>
 
==Work in industry==
He earned a [[bachelor’s degree]] in [[electrical engineering]] at [[Carnegie Mellon University]] in 1973 where he was a member of the [[Sigma Alpha Epsilon]] fraternity, and began work as an engineer, first at [[Boeing]] and later at [[NCR Corporation|NCR]].<ref name="National Academy of Engineering" />
Kelley began work as an engineer, first at [[Boeing]] and later at [[NCR Corporation|NCR]].<ref name="National Academy of Engineering" /> At Boeing, he was responsible for the design of the Lavatory Occupied sign for the 747 airplane.<ref name="School of Bright Ideas">{{cite news |url=http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1034705,00.html |title=School of Bright Ideas |work=[[Time Magazine]] |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=2005-03-06}}</ref> This experience led him to return to school. In 1977, he earned his master's degree from the [[Stanford Joint Program in Design|Joint Program in Design]] at [[Stanford University]], popularly called the Product Design program.<ref name="Stanford d.school website">{{cite web |url=http://dschool.stanford.edu/bio/david-kelley/ |title=David Kelley bio |work=Stanford d.school website |accessdate=2012-07-31}}</ref> In 1978, he partnered with another Stanford Product Design graduate, Dean Hovey, to form Hovey-Kelley Design. Hovey left to pursue other interests and the firm was renamed "David Kelley Design" (DKD).<ref name="Making the Macintosh 2">{{cite web|url=http://www-sul.stanford.edu/mac/primary/interviews/kelley/hk.html |title=David Kelley interview – Founding Hovey-Kelley |work=Making the Macintosh: Technology and Culture in Silicon Valley |accessdate=2012-09-01 |date=2000-07-24 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20120920011810/http://www-sul.stanford.edu:80/mac/primary/interviews/kelley/hk.html |archivedate=2012-09-20 |df= }}</ref>
 
At Boeing, he was responsible for the design of the Lavatory Occupied sign for the 747 airplane.<ref name="School of Bright Ideas">{{cite news |url=http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1034705,00.html |title=School of Bright Ideas |work=[[Time Magazine]] |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=2005-03-06}}</ref>
In 1984, he co-founded Onset Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm. He also co-founded Edge Innovations, the special-effects company responsible for the whales in the ''[[Free Willy]]'' movies, among many other film credits.<ref name="Free Willy? Free the engineers">{{cite news |url=http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/morgue/cover/1994_Oct_26.COVER26.html |title=Free Willy? Free the engineers |work=Palo Alto Daily |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=1994-10-26}}</ref> In 1991, Kelley merged DKD with three other design firms ([[Mike Nuttall]]'s Matrix Product Design in Palo Alto, ID TWO in San Francisco, and Moggridge Associates in London, the latter two founded by [[Bill Moggridge]]) to create IDEO, which he ran as [[CEO]] until 2000. As chairman and managing partner, Kelley continues to play an active role at IDEO.
 
This experience led him to return to school. In 1977, he earned his master's degree from the [[Stanford Joint Program in Design|Joint Program in Design]] at [[Stanford University]], popularly called the Product Design program.<ref name="Stanford d.school website">{{cite web |url=http://dschool.stanford.edu/bio/david-kelley/ |title=David Kelley bio |work=Stanford d.school website |accessdate=2012-07-31}}</ref>
 
In 1978, he partnered with another Stanford Product Design graduate, Dean Hovey, to form Hovey-Kelley Design. Hovey left to pursue other interests and the firm was renamed "David Kelley Design" (DKD).<ref name="Making the Macintosh 2">{{cite web|url=http://www-sul.stanford.edu/mac/primary/interviews/kelley/hk.html |title=David Kelley interview – Founding Hovey-Kelley |work=Making the Macintosh: Technology and Culture in Silicon Valley |accessdate=2012-09-01 |date=2000-07-24 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20120920011810/http://www-sul.stanford.edu:80/mac/primary/interviews/kelley/hk.html |archivedate=2012-09-20 |df= }}</ref>
 
In 1984, he co-founded Onset Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm. He also co-founded Edge Innovations, the special-effects company responsible for the whales in the ''[[Free Willy]]'' movies, among many other film credits.<ref name="Free Willy? Free the engineers">{{cite news |url=http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/morgue/cover/1994_Oct_26.COVER26.html |title=Free Willy? Free the engineers |work=Palo Alto Daily |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=1994-10-26}}</ref>
 
In 1991, Kelley merged DKD with three other design firms ([[Mike Nuttall]]'s Matrix Product Design in Palo Alto, ID TWO in San Francisco, and Moggridge Associates in London, the latter two founded by [[Bill Moggridge]]) to create IDEO, which he ran as [[CEO]] until 2000. As chairman and managing partner, Kelley continues to play an active role at IDEO.
 
==Work in education==
Kelley began teaching in the Stanford Product Design program in 1978, after earning his master's. He was briefly a PhD student.<ref name="Successful Stanford Dropouts: Quitters Sometimes Prosper">{{cite web |url=http://bobsutton.typepad.com/my_weblog/2007/08/successful-stan.html |title=Successful Stanford Dropouts: Quitters Sometimes Prosper |work=Bob Sutton: Work Matters |accessdate=2009-06-17 |date=2007-08-21}}</ref> In 1990, he became a tenured professor, and was named the Donald W. Whittier Professor in Mechanical Engineering in 2002.<ref name="Stanford d.school website" /> In 2004, Kelley led the creation of the [[Hasso Plattner Institute of Design]] at Stanford University, known as the "d.school."<ref name="Stanford Magazine">{{cite web |url=http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=28380 |title=Sparks Fly |work=Stanford Magazine |accessdate=2012-07-27 |date=March–April 2011}}</ref>
 
In 1990, he became a tenured professor, and was named the Donald W. Whittier Professor in Mechanical Engineering in 2002.<ref name="Stanford d.school website" />
 
In 2004, Kelley led the creation of the [[Hasso Plattner Institute of Design]] at Stanford University, known as the "d.school."<ref name="Stanford Magazine">{{cite web |url=http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=28380 |title=Sparks Fly |work=Stanford Magazine |accessdate=2012-07-27 |date=March–April 2011}}</ref>
 
==Books, talks, and honors==
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