Unable to attend the Google Design Sprint Conference? Join us for an evening of 15-minute lightning talks, panel discussions, and exercises around design thinking, design sprints, and business model innovation frameworks and methodologies. Listen to local experts and engage in open discussions about industry best practices. Come to learn, share, evolve, and expand your practice.
- Welcome and Networking
- Best of #SprintCon2018 Highlights (Lightning Talk)
- Idea Generation for the Enterprise (Exercise)
- Leading with Outcomes (Lightning Talk)
- Design for Business @Scale, Enterprise Innovation (Panel Discussion)
- Designing Emergent Cultures of Creative Collaboration (Organizational Culture Exercise)
- Building Empathy with Customers (Relationship Canvas Case Study Exercise)
Who should attend?
This meetup is best suited for individuals who are interested in learning and leveraging approaches like Design Thinking and Design Sprints for tackling strategic challenges at their organizations, to improve customer experience, new product and service design, and business model reinvention.
Neha Saigal, Founder of N5 comes from a background in business strategy, advertising, and product design. Leveraging these diverse fields, she now helps companies build and launch successful products through problem discovery, design sprints, and business model innovation. She works with clients across various industries such as mobility & transportation, financial services, connected home, and travel.
David Holl, Founder of Postobject. For over 10 years David has helped Silicon Valley companies including Loop, One Medical, Apigee, and Apple build new products, design strategies, and develop design teams. Today, David leads product leaders and their teams to innovate and grow their business through Design Sprints and helping them build thoughtful, engaged, highly collaborative design teams.
Joyce Liu, UX Designer at Google. Joyce is a UX Designer at Google who works on Denver Of Property Navy Super Bowl 50 Broncos T-shirt Champions Celebration, a recruiting application for small and medium-sized businesses. She has run design sprints for internal teams at Google as well as organized empathy-building design workshops for internal team members and customers. In her spare time, she enjoys making pottery and exploring new places.
Taylor Cone, Senior Partner at Smallify. Taylor helps teams solve big problems and cultivate cultures of creative collaboration. Using design thinking, experimental innovation, and more, Taylor facilitates and coaches teams and individuals toward transformative outcomes. Taylor works with startups, established organizations, and government entities, partially through his work with SMALLIFY, a rapid innovation firm. Taylor also does product consulting for multiple robotics startups in the Bay Area. Combining a background in mechanical engineering with experience as both a student and then a Lecturer at the Stanford d.school, Taylor brings both analytical rigor and open-minded creativity to his work. As a whitewater rafting guide, he’s also sure to bring plenty of adventure as well.
Divya Jindal, UX designer at Google has worked on enterprise and consumer apps at Google, Linkedin and Microsoft. She’s led design workshops and sprints with different cross-functional teams and customers to converge on product roadmaps. Divya enjoys the natural outdoors and travels to one new country every year.
Diana Liu, Cofounder of THE SIX. Diana is a non-linear thinking business designer who loves to really get to know people. As co-founder of The SIX, a strategy and innovation consulting firm, she enjoys getting familiar with her constituents to the point where she can respond on their behalf to their needs, wants, and motivations.
Snacks and Delicious Water will be provided
When & Where
WeWork Valley Towers
75 E West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
The SIX is a strategy and innovation consultancy. We help our clients design better businesses, processes, products and experiences using approaches like Google Venture's Design Sprints which compress the time for achieving measurable outcomes from months to days.
Learn more: https://www.the-six.co/design-sprint
- Design Sprints
- Strategy Sprints
- Business Model Innovation
- Product & Service Design
- User Experience Design
- Process Re-engineering