John Hoke

Chief Design Officer at Nike

John Hoke currently serves as Nike Inc.’s Chief Design Officer. In this role, he leads Nike’s global design team, responsible for envisioning the future of sport. John directs an international creative community of over 1,000 designers charged with inspiring and innovating while designing hundreds of apparel and footwear styles each year. John promotes, speaks and writes about the power and possibility of design and creativity throughout the world. He is a permanent design fellow at Pennsylvania State University, his alma mater; a member of Herman Miller, Inc.’s Board of Directors; an advisor to Piaggio Fast Forward, and a trustee at Pacific Northwest College of Art. John also served as national trustee of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Prior to Nike, John was a designer at Michael Graves Architecture & Design in Princeton, New

Jersey. His work included architectural, industrial and graphic design for a wide variety of

international clientele. Mr. Graves served as a personal mentor until his death in 2015. John

holds degrees from Pennsylvania State University, B.Arch; University of Pennsylvania, M.Arch;

and Stanford University, MBA.



  • Chief Design Officer

    Current role