Lily Shen

AIGA SF President

Lily is an entrepreneurial general manager and marketer who is passionate about building brands and experiences that people love. Strong organizational leader with demonstrated ability to build high-impact teams that innovate, deliver, scale and have fun.

Lily has a passion for organizational design, is a an advocate for women in leadership, supports and creates mentorship opportunities, spearheads community and business development, skills include brand strategy, analytics, social media, operations and communications.

Currently an Executive Director at IDEO, she formerly hails from eBay, Bloomspot, Canvas Ventures, Tencent, Wealthfront and Goldman Sachs.

She has given back to the community by volunteering as a chair for the non-profit Room To Read, a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.


New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business
B.S., Dual Major in Finance and Management & Organizational Behavior
Graduated with honors

Harvard Business School
Executive Education Program: Women’s Leadership – Innovation Strategies

Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Executive Education Program in Strategy & Organization