Judging Panel
Yingjia YAO
Vice President and Chief Designer
Lenovo Group
Mainland China

Yao Yingjia is dedicated to the innovation design and user experience for Lenovo’s full-line products including desktop, laptop, mobile internet and digital home products. Joining Lenovo in 1996 as the first design professional, he established the industrial design team, making Lenovo the first Chinese IT company to bring in industrial design. Yao’s team--Lenovo Design & User Experience Team has got more than 1000 patents and over 160 design awards, including Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2013 as the first Chinese winner ever. Yao was granted DFA World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer by Hong Kong Design Centre in 2013.