Suhair Khan is a creative leader and entrepreneur connecting culture and technology.


Suhair Khan is a technology entrepreneur and creative leader. She is the founder of open-ended design, a platform and incubator for creative technologists working with artificial intelligence. Her work centers on impact-driven work at the intersection of design, culture and future-facing technology.In over a decade at Google and Google Arts & Culture, Suhair led initiatives which merged cutting edge technologies with arts, design, culture, education and environmental sustainability. Her work cut across products in machine learning, AI, hybrid realities and search, as well as emerging markets.She is chair of the board of trustees of dance choreographer Studio Wayne McGregor, and is on the board of trustees / advisory committees to the Design Museum, British Library, Sadler’s Wells, London Design Biennale and the UK’s Museum of the Year Prize. A graduate of Cornell University and Harvard University, she is currently a visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design where she lectures on technology and spatial practices.

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In 2020, Suhair founded Open/Ended Design, a diverse community of creative practitioners and technologists working across disciplines.

The platform spotlights and connects innovators in culture, design, and technology from around the world, all of whom are driven by positive social or environmental impact.

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