Director, WORKTECH Academy
Myerson is director of the WORKTECH Academy, a global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace. He holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art and is also a visiting fellow in the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, University of Oxford. An academic authority on workplace design and innovation, Myerson co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design – the Royal College of Art’s largest centre for design research – in 1999, which he directed for 16 years. The author of more than 20 books in the field, his most recent titles include Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life (2014) and Life of Work (2015). He has spoken at conferences and events around the world and sits on the advisory boards of design and science institutes in South Korea, Switzerland and Hong Kong. He was named by Wired magazine as one of Britain’s 100 most influential people in digital technology, and in 2016 was awarded an honorary doctorate by the RCA for his contribution to workplace research.