Jason Baker is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He is also a writer at IDEO. For many years he worked as an editor and writer for the New York book industry, where he conceptualized the Barnes & Noble Classics series with three other editors. His projects at IDEO have spanned the private and public sectors, working with such clients as American Express, Brooklyn Public Library, City Harvest, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Everlane, National Geographic, Sony, and others. He holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College, and has taught classes and workshops on design thinking at NYU Wagner, Parsons, and Stanford in New York.