David Kusuma

Vice President of Global R&D
Tupperware Brands Corporation

PRODUCT DESIGN JUROR

David Kusuma is Vice President of Global R&D at Tupperware Brands Corporation and President-Elect of the World Design Organization (WDO).

His focus is to leapfrog conventional boundaries of innovation through open innovation and by developing new technologies and materials to create game-changing product solutions.

Prior to Tupperware David worked at General Electric Plastics as Global Manager, Design and Vehicle Engineering, and prior to GE worked at Bayer Material Science.

David holds a PhD from Cranfield University (UK), MSM Purdue University (USA), MBA Tilburg University (Netherlands), BSME University of Pittsburgh (USA), BFA Carnegie-Mellon University (USA).

David is a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), and Fellow of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).