Former assistant managing editor for BusinessWeek, is professor of innovation and design at Parsons The New School for Design. He is founder of the Innovation & Design online channel and of IN: Inside Innovation, a quarterly innovation magazine, and he blogs at Fast Company and Harvard Business Review. Nussbaum is responsible for starting BusinessWeek's coverage of the annual Industrial Designers Excellence Awards, the BusinessWeek/Architectural Record awards for architecture, and The World's Most Innovating Companies survey. In 2005, I.D. magazine named him one of the 40 most influential people in design. In 2008, he was a finalist in the annual Design Mind Award given by the National Design Museum of Cooper Hewitt. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was a member of the Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.