Heather Fleming is CEO of Catapult Design, a product and service design firm with an expertise in human-centered design for impoverished communities. Catapult partners with organizations to develop sustainable solutions that address technology and social issues, such as rural electrification, water purification and transport, food security, and improved health. Previously, Fleming worked as a product design consultant in Silicon Valley, designing products for a diverse range of clients. In 2005, she cofounded and led a volunteer group focused on designing technologies for impoverished communities through Engineers Without Borders. She taught design for sustainability as an Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford University and was a Senior Lecturer in the Industrial Design program at California College of the Arts.