Hideaki Matsui – Experience Program Lead & Manager, GOOGLE

Feb 21, 2024

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Hideaki Matsui

Experience Program Lead & Manager, Google

Hideaki Matsui is a Japanese designer who’s passionate about merging digital and physical worlds and creating innovative experiences through cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration.Currently working at Google, where he is leading a team to humanize emerging technologies for Google Hardwares in various categories including ambient & spatial computing, wearable computing, AI assistant, and robotics.During his tenure at agencies such as fuseproject and Smart Design, Hideaki’s designed products and strategies for top-tier corporations such as Samsung, British Gas, NBC Universal, Coway, SC Johnson and UCB. He’s earned numerous prestigious design awards including Red Dot, iF, IDSA IDEA, Fast Company, Cannes, IxDA, Core77, and othersBeyond design work, Hideaki is a social entrepreneur who co-founded Cleanup soap to raise funds and awareness for demining landmines in Cambodia. His project was recognized and selected as part of the droog design collection.He holds a BFA in Industrial Design from Parsons in New York and completed a postgraduate study in Interaction Design from CIID, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design.