Hugh Dubberly studied environmental design (University of Colorado) and graphic design (RISD and Yale). At Apple Computer (1986 -1994), Dubberly was a Creative Director, managing graphic design and corporate identity; he also produced the technology-forecast film Knowledge Navigator presaging the Internet and interaction via mobile devices. At Netscape (1995 – 2000), he became Vice President of Design managing groups responsible for the design, engineering, and production of Netscape’s web services. He co-founded Dubberly Design Office (2000), a software, service, and systems design consultancy.
He has served on AIGA’s national board, the SIGGRAPH Conference Committee, and chaired ACD’s “Design for the Internet” Conference. He has taught at San Jose State, Art Center, CMU, Stanford, IIT/ID, Northeastern, and CCA. He edited a column “On Modeling” for ACM’s journal, Interactions, and has published more than 50 articles on design methods. He was elected to the ACM CHI Academy and is an AIGA Fellow.