Tiago Machado is a designer and educator working at the intersection of design, technology and business.

He focus on building teams, brands and products at scale with real world measurable impact. He builds bridges and connects the dots between mission, vision and strategy, while leading through ambiguity.

Tiago holds a PhD in Communication Design (Persuasive Design and the Online Shopping Experience) and an MFA in Communication Design and New Media (Visual Design and Perceived Credibility on the Web) from the University of Lisbon, and a BA in Graphic Design and Advertising from the Polytechnic University of Porto.

He is a co-founder and course director of the Postgraduate in Digital Experience Design at the University of Lisbon. Learning while teaching is what makes him tick.

Currently he’s focused on product design at the Volkswagen Group and manages Boooom. Previously was the Head of Design at Instituto Superior Técnico.

Get in touch! mail@tiagomachado.com
Portfolio available upon request.