Joe ConnellDesign PrincipalPerkins+Will
Joe Connell is a visionary thought leader in workplace design. He challenges and inspires his teams and clients to rethink the workplace in new and creative ways. He bridges the gaps between business, design and academia, bringing a differentiating perspective to each project. This method leads him to understand client's visions and ultimately transform that vision into spaces that positively impact people and organizations. On the P+W Design Leadership Council, Joe advocates for interdisciplinary and integrated design approaches to client's needs and challenges. He is a frequent peer reviewer and is sought after to bring workplace strategy, effectiveness and wellbeing principles to all projects. Joe's work has received numerous awards from IIDA, AIA, ASID, CoreNet and the Chicago Atheneum. His work and opinions have been published in several publications. He is on the Interior Design Advisory Board of Southern Illinois University, where he earned a Meritorious Achievement Award.