Jorge Camacho is a strategic design and foresight practitioner, researcher and lecturer. He has worked as creative director, strategist and director of innovation at various companies including Google. As Director of Strategy at Uncommon he led a talented team of designers in Mexico City, Madrid and Buenos Aires working in product and service design, as well as strategic foresight, for international companies such as Coca-Cola, Nissan, Ab InBev, Visa, as well as public organizations such as Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad.
He studied MA Cybernetic Culture and has a PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of East London in the UK. As a researcher and lecturer, he’s interested in design practices that aim to drive social change such as design futures, systemic design and transition design. He currently teaches systems and futures thinking at the MA Design Studies at CENTRO and the MA Strategic Design and Innovation at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He’s a founding member of Plurality University, a Paris-based international network of people and organizations that mobilize the resources of the imaginary to explore alternative futures.