Megan Bontempo

Design Research Lead

As a design researcher for IDEO.org, Megan blends critical inquiry and creative methodologies to understand human behavior and turn that into actionable information. Drawing upon her background in art and philosophy, she helps her project teams look for new ways of seeing and knowing the world. Megan has spent the last decade working at the intersection of health, design, and social justice, leading projects that have ranged from designing health products and services to strategy. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley.

Megan is a native of Austin, Texas who loves steak frites, sexual and reproductive health, and reality television.

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