Design Thinking - Presentation

Speaker Brief


Sameer has over 23 yrs of design and leadership experience at leading product companies building Desktop, Web, Mobile, Wearable & Speech(Voice User Interface) applications. He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Design from IIT Mumbai and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has published papers, UX patents and has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. Recently he was Head of Design at Flipkart.


He has played multiple roles ranging from VP of Design to being a design consultant and entrepreneur. He has worked as VP of Products at Spire Technology, Director User Experience Design at Intuit & Human factors Lead at Intel California. Before this, he was Chief Researcher for LG R&D Lab in Seoul, South Korea. Sameer has also worked at enterprise software companies across India namely, Oracle in Hyderabad and Siemens in Pune. He nurtured his entrepreneurial skills as VP of Design for Naukri.com in Noida. Early in his career, Sameer was an Industrial designer working for Piaggio scooter in Pontedera, Italy and as design engineer at Mahindra & Bajaj Auto


Abstract

Today Design Innovation is key to the successful products & companies. Design Thinking provides the tools you need to become an innovative thinker, at every level in every kind of organization. For you to be successful at work, you need to know how to think like a designer when approaching any problem. You should delight your customers through deep Customer Empathy & emotionally connecting to their wants & needs. Design thinking has emerged as a powerful new problem-solving tool. It’s used in every domain and industry for solving right user problems and fueling growth and delivering engaging customer experience. This interactive 1.5 hr talk will cover the following topics.

* Gain insights into different types of thinking processes. Understand User Experience Design(UX) fields like Interaction Design, Visual Design, User Research, etc.

* Understand Design Thinking basics and its 5 step process like - Customer Empathy, Problem statement, Ideation, Rapid Prototyping & User Testing.

* Improve collaboration across departments, working better across functions and roles


Who can attend

Design thinking can be applied in all job junctions and hence anyone can attend who are solving users' problems. So Product Managers, Engineerings, Operations, Sales and Marketing's, all can attend. Students from all educational fields.


Duration

1.5 hour online remote