We are Daylight.

Brett Newman

Brett leads physical product innovation at Daylight. Prior to Daylight Brett ran the innovation incubator for Azud and was a program leader at Node, one of Europe’s leading innovation consultancies. Brett studied Product Design at Stanford and has taught at UC Berkeley and Stanford.

Sven Newman

Sven leads social innovation at Daylight. Prior to Daylight, Sven led a multidisciplinary studio at IDEO. Sven studied product design at Stanford and has lectured at the Stanford d.school.

Daniel Kim

Dan leads Daylight’s Seoul Studio. Previously, Dan was CEO of Nexon America, a $1.4B gaming company, and the head of Asia-Pacific business development for IDEO. Dan studied Mechanical Engineering and Product Design at Stanford.


Pascal Soboll

Pascal leads Daylight Design Europe. Prior to joining Daylight, Pascal spent 15 years at IDEO, with multi-year leadership roles in the Palo Alto, London, and Munich studios. Most recently he led IDEO Europe’s business in ‘Systems and Service design’, which included work in the area of mobility, manufacturing, energy and financial services. 


Rachel Sakai

Rachel is a strategist and user experience designer with a background in graphic design and research. Prior to Daylight she worked with Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and SonicRim Global Design Research. Rachel holds an MFA in design from California College of the Arts.

Priyanka Marawar

Priyanka brings a holistic approach to her work at the intersection of social impact and experience design. Prior to Daylight, Priyanka worked in the Design Innovation Group at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Priyanka holds Masters degrees from the IIT Institute of Design and the Indian Institute of Technology.

Patrik Petersson

Patrik is an industrial designer with international work experiences in Europe, Asia, and North America. Prior to joining Daylight, Patrik was a lead designer at Idea Couture and a senior designer at Samsung Electronics. Patrik holds an MFA in Industrial Design from Umea Institute of Design, in Sweden.

Junggi Sung

A veteran of IDEO and Lunar, Junggi Sung helps lead Daylight’s industrial design practice worldwide from Daylight Asia’s headquarters in Seoul. In the tradition of influential designers like Naoto Fukasawa and his mentor Bill Moggridge, Junggi consistently rises above the bureaucracy of business to achieve poetically simple and visually stunning results.

JuneHyeong Lee

June is a brand director at Daylight’s Seoul office. Prior to joining Daylight, he was Brand Creative Director at Daum Communications, one of Korea’s leading online platforms. With over 15 years of experience and several international awards, June focuses on revealing the soul of a brand through design.

Meng Ting Kao

Meng Ting is a multidisciplinary designer with product, user experience, and visual design skills who places an emphasis on sustainable solutions. She uses her storytelling abilities to bring innovative solutions to life. Meng Ting received her masters degree from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

Pablo Velazquez

Pablo is a versatile product and industrial designer. He’s lived in many countries including Mexico, Japan, and Singapore and consistently brings curiosity and cultural empathy to his work. Pablo holds a BFA in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and has completed master-level coursework at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy.

Siddharth Dasari

Siddharth is a multidisciplinary designer who finds joy at the intersection of graphic, communication and interaction design. He previously worked with Designit in Copenhagen, and Siemens Research in Princeton, USA. Sid holds a masters in design from NID, India + HH Hannover, Germany and a bachelors in architecture.

Junu Yang

Junu Yang is a digital product designer who is passionate about accelerating progress toward user delight and business viability. Junu has worked at IDEO New York and serves as an advisor to various tech startups in NY. He holds a BFA in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MA in Interaction Design from Domus Academy.

David Lee

David is an interaction designer whose visionary work has earned him iF, Red Dot and IDEA awards. David believes in experiential prototyping and breathing life into mobile and online interactions. David studied at Delft University in Holland and received his master’s at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Greg Hertz

Greg is truly a human-centered designer, combining deep empathy for users with a passion for rigorous sense-making and effective design process. At Daylight he has worked towards positive impact in a range of meaningful services and products, such as reinventing healthcare for the chronically ill, imagining the future of elementary school, and innovating the technology for families to communicate. Greg studied design and philosophy at Stanford, and also holds an MA in philosophy.

HeeSeon So

HeeSeon is a design strategist who brings human centered solution with design.
Prior to Daylight, she was a senior desiger at Samsung Electronics and a business consultant at Accenture. HeeSeon holds BS and MS in industrial design from KAIST.


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