Kristin Skinner is a design management executive and recognized thought leader in design leadership, operations and design program management. She is co-author of Org Design for Design Orgs: Building and Managing In-House Design Teams, the first book dedicated to the organization, management, and operations of in-house design teams.
In 2017, she founded &GSD, a design consultancy focusing on the organization, management, and operations of in-house design teams via consulting and community building.
A frequent conference keynoter and workshop leader, Kristin co-created and co-curates the DesignOps Summit series—the foremost global Design Operations event—and curated Adaptive Path's Leading Experience conference.
Her executive experience includes senior design leadership and management roles at Chase, Capital One, Adaptive Path, and Microsoft.