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Timothy Prestero: Design for people, not awards
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Timothy Prestero is the founder and CEO of Design that Matters. Tim was a Peace Corps volunteer in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, and he has led design and global projects in two dozen countries across Africa, Latin America and Asia. Tim holds graduate degrees in mechanical and ocean engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He is a Martin Fellow at MIT, an Ashoka Affiliate and a Draper Richards Kaplan Fellow. Tim was included on the Public Interest Design 100 list, representing one-hundred people and teams working at the intersection of design and service, and profiled in Fast Company’s Generosity series, as one of the “11 Most Generous Designers.” Tim lives in Sammamish, Washington with his wife and two sons.
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