Editorial Director, IDEO
Shoshana Berger has worked in publishing for more than twenty years as a freelance writer, senior editor at Wired, and editor-in-chief of ReadyMade, the magazine she cofounded in 2001. She became editorial director of the global design firm IDEO in 2013, where she has worked on projects related to the end of life, modern Judaism, and school lunch. In 2018, she moved to Denmark for a year to work with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and to learn why everyone is so happy up in the Nordics. She has written for the New York Times, Wired, Travel + Leisure, Sunset, Spin, Popular Science, Marie Claire, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She has spoken about how to redesign our experience of death at Creative Mornings and Slush. Ms. Berger lives in Berkeley with her best friend Tony Saxe, and children, Cleo and Judah.
She is the co-author, with BJ Miller, MD, of A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death.