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Day 1 - Talks



We'll have fresh coffee to get your day started right! Please bring some ID with you to collect your pass. we can't wait to meet you!

The Three Stages of Leadership

Jane AustinChief Design Officer, Flo Health Inc.

Design the Team You Need to Succeed

Christina WodtkeAuthor and Professor, Stanford University

Delicious coffee (other drinks are available) Break

Group Decision Making’s Dirty Little Secrets

Julia WhitneyExecutive Coach, Whitney and Associates

The Manager's Guide to 1:1's:

Abi JonesUX Manager, Imaging & Diagnostics, Google Health

Mythbusting Millennial Management

Christine PizzoBoston Studio Lead, Digital Products, Accenture


The Elements of Leadership

Russ MaschmeyerPrimer, Co-Founder & CEO

Refreshment Break


Kate AronowitzDesign Partner, Google Ventures
Steve JohnsonVice President of Product Design and Studio Design, Netflix
Katie DillHead of Design, Stripe
Margaret Gould StewartVice President, Product Design, Facebook

Leading successfully, through leading ourselves

Aaron IrizarryHead of Credit Solutions Design, Capital One

Welcome Drinks

Join us for a delicious drink or two from our friends at Google

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Day 2 Talks



Leading through change

Kristin SkinnerCo-author, Org Design for Design Orgs, Founder &GSD

Coffee break

Growing Design at Monzo

Hugo CornejoVP of Design, Monzo

Leading a business by design

Lynsey ThorntonGM of Store Management, Shopify


Gen 2

Frank YooVP of Design & Research, Coinbase

Crafting culture to design better products

Anisha JainDirector of Product Design, Cruise Automation

Mastering Success

Julie ZhuoCo-founder and Author, Inspirit

Refreshment break

Designing the Intersection of Government, Cancer, and the People

Kara DeFriasDirector of Experience Design, Obama White House



If you have a three day ticket, hurrah, you join us for the workshops. They are first come first serve, so you choose one workshop in the morning, and then choose another workshop after lunch.


Stakeholder Management for Design Leaders

Julia WhitneyExecutive Coach, Whitney and Associates


Laying a Foundation for Effective Design Teams

Aaron IrizarryHead of Credit Solutions Design, Capital One

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