“The Industry's Best Faculty!”
Diane Hoskins, FAIA, NCARB
Diane Hoskins, FAIA, is one of two Gensler Co-CEOs. As an MIT-trained architect and an MBA from the Andersen School at UCLA, Diane’s career has spanned architecture, design, real estate, and business. She has broad responsibility in running the firm, which spans over 5,000+ employees networked across 44 offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She is also Chair of Gensler’s Board of Directors.
Diane founded Gensler’s industry leading Research Institute to spark new innovations, elevate human experience, transform communities and create a better world through the power of design. Among the Research Institute’s most recent and groundbreaking IP, Gensler’s Experience Index stands out as a first-of-its kind study proving that design is the key to creating successful retail experiences that improve sales, enhance shopping experiences, build consumer loyalty and engage employees.
Diane is a member of a diverse range of outside organizations and initiatives including the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities & Urbanization, and the CEO Initiative by Fortune and Time. Diane was named one of the Business Insider’s 100 Creators list alongside Co-CEO Andy Cohen in 2016.
Diane is a sought after media spokesperson and frequent speaker. She has shared her expertise and research with top media outlets, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Financial Times, Bloomberg TV, and many global architecture and design trade publications. She has spoken at many premier conferences, including the Bloomberg Business/CEO Summit and the Economist Human Potential Conference.