VP of Design Transformation

Profile: Richard is a design thinking, strategy, and UX expert who authored ‘Enterprise Design Sprints’, and co-authored ‘Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams’ and ‘Design Leadership and Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products.’

When he’s not writing, speaking or teaching, he is VP of Design Transformation at InVision. Previously, Richard was the CEO of Fresh Tilled Soil, an international product design agency (now an ADK company). Over the past two decades he’s delivered design and product work for Fortune 500 and startups companies alike. Prior to running Fresh Tilled Soil, he was a founding member of Acceleration (now a WPP company).

Title: Organizational Underwear: Getting started with cross-functional teams

Outline: In today’s complex landscape of product creation, people are struggling to work with each other. Fortunately, there are teams that are successfully bringing value to their organizations and to their markets. Collaborative, cross-functional work is at the heart of these innovative teams. You might say that teams are the unit of innovation. This talk is designed to give you immediate and practical insight into the work of the product design teams we at InVision work with every day.