Director Download | Design Thinking - Lead Change from the Top in Your Organisation

Mon 10 Sep 2018
5.45pm to 7.00pm

(Arrival time: 5.30pm)
5 This event will earn you 5 DPD units


AICD WA Division Office
Level 1, Allendale Square
77 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA


Single Members: A$40.00 Non-members: A$50.00

Ian Brown FAICD

Chairman, Director, EiR (INSEAD) & Consultant - Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Business Development

Ian is a successful entrepreneur with global commercial experience across industries. He has taken various early stage science and technology projects and new business model projects and created successful businesses.

Ian is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD and a Facilitator of the CSIRO ON Accelerate program. He has an MBA and is an FAICD. Ian is also a professional non-executive director. He is currently Chairman of REX Ortho (orthopaedic surgical devices) and Omni Innovation (medical nutrition products), Non-executive Director of InterGrain (grain seed products), Chairman of Perth Angels (angel investor group), Deputy Chairman of Activ Foundation (disability services group) and Strategic Advisor to the Energy Pipelines Collaborative Research Centre.

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Design thinking is a customer-centric method for designing new products and new services customers actually want and increase new product and new service uptake along with internal and external customer loyalty.

Directors need to be aware of the potential impact or disruption of Design Thinking and the importance of adopting the methodology across an organisation.

Join us at this Director Download to gain insight into how to support your executive team to adopt a Design Thinking culture and hear from leading Design Thinking Facilitator, Ian Brown FAICD, and his work with teams at INSEAD, the CSIRO, 32 universities and research institutes across Australia, Defence Science Technology Group and Meat & Livestock Australia.