Kerry Harmer

Innovation Designer and Ignition Leader

KPMG in Canada

Kerry is the Innovation Designer and Ignition Lead in Calgary. She helps clients solve complex business challenges using innovation methods grounded in design thinking. 

Kerry leverages her extensive background in research and facilitating innovation through human-centred design, design thinking, discursive and speculative design, and the creative process which is augmented by her skills in emerging technologies and prototyping. 

Kerry has a Master of Industrial Design and spent 15 years teaching all facets of design and social innovation in higher education and as a consultant leading design led innovation with clients in a variety of industries.

  • Master of Design, Industrial Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design Art, Concordia University, Montreal

  • Independent researcher

  • Humainologie/ Calgary Empathy Week