Gentry Underwood

Head of Knowledge Sharing, IDEO

Gentry Underwood heads IDEO’s Knowledge Sharing domain, which focuses on facilitating large scale collaboration through the human-centered application of technology. Gentry began his career as a software designer, following a degree from Stanford in Human-Computer Interaction, but left the world of startups and Silicon Valley to study psychology, anthropology, and community development. Today Gentry combines his social science and design backgrounds to focus on building collaborative systems that people actually want to use.