Design Is […] is a monthly speaker series on the future of design and creativity. Each public talk is centered on a theme, and the series will highlight a broad range of perspectives on everything from human-centered design to VR and ethics.
Gretchen Anderson is head of design for Pacific Gas & Electric, helping to build the utility of the future. Gretchen spent the first part of her career in design consulting for firms like frog, Cooper, LUNAR, and Punchcut. Recently, she served as the Vice President of product for GreatSchools and consulted on the design of the hardware and software of a next-generation surgical system. Gretchen is a Bay Area native who left only long enough to get a bachelor’s degree from Harvard in history and literature.