Somi Kim is Senior Director, Healthcare Solutions, at Johnson &
Johnson, where she champions human-centered design solutions with real world impact. She is responsible for the healthcare experience design practice across Pharmaceuticals, Global Public Health and Medical Devices. Her passion for cultural context, brand experience and health equity fuels her desire to integrate design into larger conversations about business, technology and society. To further these goals she is an active member of the J&J Design Leadership Team, based in New York City, and co-leads J&J’s WiSTEM2D (Women in STEM + Manufacturing and Design) Youth initiative.
An Aspen Institute First Movers Fellow, Somi received an MFA in Visual Communication from California Institute of the Arts and an AB in Visual & Environmental Studies from Harvard College. She is an advisor to the transdisciplinary Master of Science Innovation + Venture Development (MS IVD) program at Arizona State University and lives in Montclair, NJ, with her husband and son.