ABOUT THE EVENT
A rapid hands-on workshop to understand and explore Design Thinking…a powerful set of tools for creating meaningful, valuable products and well-considered customer experiences.
As a product manager, you need ways to consistently and confidently tackle uncharted territory, generate bold ideas, and develop solutions relentlessly focused on customer needs. Leading your team to great products also means keeping them aligned, working together, and having a good time while doing it so they keep coming back for more.
Come get hands on with Design Thinking- a process that will ground your product development efforts and stimulate your team to create meaningful, valuable products and experiences that truly delight your customers. It’s time you became the leader you’ve always wanted to be. Come get the tools that will take you there.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Bobby Hughes is an award-winning senior designer and innovation consultant, passionate about creating human-centered products and engaging, playful learning experiences that cultivate positive change.
He led design efforts at Kaiser Permanente, served as a product designer and innovation consultant at IDEO, and is now a part-time lecturer at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University (a.k.a. the d.school) and director of Aardvark Design Labs, a human-centered design consultancy focused on building innovation capabilities.
He is fortunate to enjoy consulting a variety of organizations, from schools to non-profits and corporations like Google, Nike, The North Face & The Gates Foundation, where he loves bringing a design approach to tackling complex systemic challenges. Bobby holds a BS in Physics from the University of Washington and an MS in Engineering/Product Design from Stanford University.