Christian Palino is an accomplished design leader adept at building and guiding multidisciplinary teams that deliver innovative services, products and experiences. Christian is currently the Director of Design and User Experience at OpenTable.
As a Senior Project Leader at IDEO, Christian led teams to design experiences that have a positive impact on people and exceed business expectations. In collaboration with a coalition of 18 states and Health & Human Services, he led the creation of a scalable consumer health insurance enrollment experience to support millions of Americans under the Affordable Care Act.
Christian has collaborated with start-ups, shipped products at Microsoft and worked for years as a design consultant, leading project teams through engagements across industries and working with clients including HP, Bonnaroo, Walmart, Gap and Zappos.