Few people have résumés like Bill Moggridge. Soon, no one will. The 66-year-old Ideo cofounder is taking over directorial duties at the Smithsonian-backed Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. His goal: turn the space into a resource for designers and design education. "I like the idea of the museum becoming an authority in the world," he says.
A version of this article appeared in the March 2010 issue of Fast Company magazine.