Based in London, Suhair is a technology entrepreneur and creative leader. She is the founder of Open/Ended Design, a platform for impact-driven work across design, culture and tech. In over a decade at Google, Suhair worked with the world’s leading technologists and engineers to build new narratives for connection, impact, and scale. She worked with and led entrepreneurial teams – launching new tech products, new initiatives in emerging markets, and a new platform for environmental sustainability. As lead of Google Arts & Culture UK and global projects, she led initiatives which merged cutting edge technology with arts, culture, and design.
She is chair of the board of trustees of world-renowned dance choreographer, Studio Wayne McGregor, and advisor to a number of major cultural organisations globally, including Sadler’s Wells, the Design Museum, London Design Biennale and the UK’s Museum of the Year Prize. A graduate of Cornell and Harvard University, she is a visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.