Ben Wintner

Managing Principal, MGD

Since joining the firm in 2002, Ben Wintner has been part of the leadership team responsible for general management of Michael Graves Architecture & Design’s multidisciplinary practice. He has played a critical role in the development and implementation of the firm’s healthcare design strategy, which was driven by Michael Graves’ personal health crisis and subsequent passion for patient centered healthcare design. Wintner is responsible for the business functions of Michael Graves Design, with a focus on strategy, brand management and growth. More so than ever before, businesses understand the power of the product design methodology to identify, define and solve a multitude of challenges that transcend the look, feel and function of an object. Wintner is passionate about helping clients utilize design’s disruptive power to lead business strategy forward.


  • Columbia University, Master of Business Administration
  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Studies
  • Institute for Social and International Studies, Barcelona, Spain