Doug is a Managing Director at Cooper. In his current role, Doug spends his time cultivating the design practice at Cooper, and guiding teams during projects. He also takes responsibility for making Cooper easy to use (for staff and clients alike), thoughtfully crafting policies and practices, removing obstacles, and trying to bring goal-directedness to all office operations.
In his more than ten years at Cooper, his design work has revealed risk in mutual fund portfolios, helped orthopedic surgeons wield bone saws, and created a friendly way for elderly people to monitor and communicate about their health. He has worked on numerous projects for clients in financial services and healthcare including startups and Fortune 500 companies. In his spare time Doug is an avid runner and reader, an even more avid baseball fan, and a perpetual intermediate dad and husband.
What I'm Up To
Doug is always on the look out for people who elevate Cooper’s design practice.
Doug finds the right designers for each project and fosters the relationship between design teams and clients.
Making Cooper easy to use
Creating an organization for designers by designers.
Unified a spectrum of mobile and desktop financial applications.
Crafted a new mobile payment system for the loyalty program of a major airline.
Articulated sophisticated means of mapping telecom networks and planning for smart growth.
Co-author of About Face 4.
Offering just-in-time design consulting to health and wellness startups.
An interview with Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden.
Lauren Chapman Ruiz