Yicheng Sun is a Design Director at IDEO, a global design company, where he leads a multi-million dollar portfolio in digital health and emerging technologies. He collaborates with startups and Fortune 500 companies to create human-centred products that empower personal wellbeing and unite a fragmented healthcare system. Some of YC’s market-facing impacts include designing the future of clinical trials experience for underserved populations, improving Parkinson’s treatment through wearables and data visualisation, and making personal health engaging through digital therapeutics in sleep, mental health, and movement.
He also advises executive leaders to define realistic product strategy and navigate the creative process, as well as co-teaches a graduate-level course at Stanford d.school, “Design for Healthy Behaviours,” where students apply design thinking to improve patients’ long-term health. Prior to this, YC also co-founded SonderLabs, a digital design and product consultancy.