Aaron "Ron" Irizarry is a Sr. Director of Design at Capital One, he is also the co-author of Discussing Design: Improving Communication and Collaboration Through Critique. When not leading teams and mentoring designers, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, sharing experiences with others through food, cheering for the LA Dodgers, and working in his garden.
The role of (design) leadership is constantly evolving as our practice continues to mature. This evolution has accelerated since 2020 as the organizations and clients we work with try to adapt to social, political, organizational, and economic challenges. As (design) leaders, we can be a crucial source of support and influence for our teams and partners as we navigate change.
In this talk, Aaron Irizarry will share tips and lessons from his years of navigating team, leadership, and organisational change.