Dirk Knemeyer

Sees the future and helps you exploit it

Dirk is the founder and Chairman of Involution Studios, a user experience agency specializing in designing software for emerging technologies. Under Dirk’s leadership, Involution Studios has designed or redesigned major software applications for a client list that includes Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Shutterfly, PayPal, and the administration of U.S. President Barack … [full biography]

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    Product Leadership

    My triangulation of being an executive, consultant, and designer of complex software systems makes me uniquely positioned to help C-level executives cultivate the vision, will, and discernment necessary to preside over an organization that produces scintillating digital experiences.

    Management Coaching

    With almost a decade’s worth of experience as a C-level executive, background as a management consultant, and extensive experience inside the world’s most progressive, innovative, and successful companies, I can help top-level executives become or improve as leaders of the cutting-edge companies of the future.

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    Dirk Knemeyer

    Dirk is the founder and Chairman of Involution Studios, a user experience agency specializing in designing software for emerging technologies. Under Dirk’s leadership, Involution Studios has designed or redesigned major software applications for a client list that includes Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, Shutterfly, PayPal, and the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama.

    Dirk is a futurist who specializes in the relationship between technology, markets, and human behaviour. He has published more than 100 articles in publications such as Business Week; given more than 50 speeches and presentations, including conference keynotes in Europe and the United States; and has participated on the boards of 15 organizations that include a secondary school, a wellness center, and various design and software organizations. Projects that Dirk led or contributed to have won top honors across every communication medium—including Webby, Telly and Addy awards—and a variety of vertical industries.

    Dirk holds a master’s degree in popular culture from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Toledo. After spending four years in Silicon Valley and two years in Boston, he has settled back in a small liberal arts college town in his native Ohio. During his free time he designs games and spends time with his family.