Panel – The Power of Design Thinking During Crisis

Design Thinking Panel
Mar
11
Panel - The Power of Design Thinking During Crisis
Many leading Fortune 100 companies, SMBs, and startups are using Design Thinking to drive customer-centered innovation and develop a collaboration culture. This panel will bring together industry leaders who are championing Design Thinking from different industries and geographies. The discussion will focus on how companies have adopted Design Thinking by building the right talent, culture, and capabilities—understanding key challenges in practicing and scaling human-centered design during crisis time and its role in driving change and innovation. We will also learn individual war stories from the panelists. Towards the end, the panelists will take a few live questions from the audience.

Panel Moderators: 

Armine Abramyan

Director of Funding at the Silicon Valley Design Thinking Club

Juana Catalina Rodriguez

Consultant for the Stanford GSB SEED

Founder of non-profit beterre.life and JnC Nova

Abhijit Thosar

Product Strategy and Design Leader at VMware

Panlists:

Harnish Jani

Innovation Executive, Entrepreneur, Venture Portfolio GM

Dr. Francesca Zampollo

Food Design researcher, consultant, teacher, and keen public speaker.

Keshav Pitani

Vice President of Gaming at Sci Games

Link to the Zoom Live Session: To be added soon

Many leading Fortune 100 companies, SMBs, and startups are using Design Thinking to drive customer-centered innovation and develop a collaboration culture. This panel will bring together industry leaders who are championing Design Thinking from different industries and geographies. The discussion will focus on how companies have adopted Design Thinking by building the right talent, culture, and capabilities—understanding key challenges in practicing and scaling human-centered design during crisis time and its role in driving change and innovation. We will also learn individual war stories from the panelists. Towards the end, the panelists will take a few live questions from the audience.

Panel Moderators: 

Armine Abramyan

Director of Funding at the Silicon Valley Design Thinking Club

Juana Catalina Rodriguez

Consultant for the Stanford GSB SEED

Founder of non-profit beterre.life and JnC Nova

Abhijit Thosar

Product Strategy and Design Leader at VMware

Panlists:

Harnish Jani

Innovation Executive, Entrepreneur, Venture Portfolio GM

Dr. Francesca Zampollo

Food Design researcher, consultant, teacher, and keen public speaker.

Keshav Pitani

Vice President of Gaming at Sci Games

Link to the Zoom Live Session: To be added soon