Singapore Design Week 2019 returns with the second edition of Brainstorm Design from 5-7 March 2019. Organised by FORTUNE and Wallpaper* and supported by DesignSingapore Council (Dsg) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Brainstorm brings innovative insights and strategies to design industry practitioners.
This year’s theme, “Vision, Empathy, and Scale,” will be examined through various presentations, interviews and panel discussions by more than 30 global business and design leaders over the course of the event.
Brainstorm Design 2018
Leaders present include leading industry figures such as Tim Brown, CEO of the influential design company IDEO, and a global speaker and advisor on design thinking in many acclaimed conferences and advisory councils, including TED and the World Economic Forum. PepsiCo Chief Design OfficerMauro Porcini will also be speaking at the event. As a pioneer of innovative corporate culture revolving around design thinking which has transformed PepsiCo’s various brands, Porcini heads a design team that is highly recognised around the world.
Brainstorm Design will also feature other distinguished speakers(confirmed as of January 7, 2019), including:
Kate Aronowitz, Design Partner, GV Christian Benimana, Principal and Managing Director, MASS Design Group, Kigali, Rwanda Todd Bracher, Product Designer and Strategic Advisor, Todd Bracher Studio Tim Brown , CEO and President, IDEO Maricel Cabahug, Chief Design Officer, SAP John Cary, Author, "Design for Good" Miriam Daniel, Vice President of Echo and Alexa Devices, Amazon.com Llisa Demetrios, Registrar, The Eames Collection Marcus Engman, CEO and Creative Director, Skewed Productions Simone Farresin and Andrea Trimarchi, Co-founders, Studio Formafantasma Earl Patrick Forlales , Co-founder, CUBO Co-housing Philippe Gas, General Manager, Shanghai Disney Resort Ralph Gilles , Head of Design, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Maria Giudice, Design Leader and Co-author, "Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design" Tamae Hirokawa , Creative Director, SOMARTA Kat Holmes, Director of UX Design, Google; Author, "Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design" Arthur Huang, CEO and Founder, Miniwiz Sandhya Naidu Janardhan , Managing Director, Curry Stone Design Collaborative Dr. Bon Ku , Assistant Dean for Health and Design, Thomas Jefferson University Jeanne Liedtka , Professor, University of Virginia Darden School of Business José Mariano López-Urdiales , Founder and CEO, Zero2infinity Ikuo Maeda , Managing Executive Officer, Design and Brand Style, Mazda Satoru Matsuzaki , President, MUJI Jamie Myrold, Vice President, Adobe Design Lena Okajima , Founder and CEO, ALE Midori Omori , Head of Urban Planning and Development, Mori Building Group Mauro Porcini , Chief Design Officer and Senior Vice President, PepsiCo Doug Powell , Vice President of Design, IBM Alice Rawsthorn, Author, "Design as an Attitude" Daan Roosegaarde, Artist and Founder, Studio Roosegaarde James Rowan, Chief Executive Officer, Dyson Ole Scheeren, Architect and Principal, Buro Ole Scheeren Peter Schreyer, President and Head of Design Management, Hyundai Motor Group Nathan Shedroff, Executive Director, Seed Vault Ltd. Shohei Shigematsu, Partner and Director, New York Office, OMA Helle Søholt, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Gehl Sarah Stein Greenberg, Executive Director, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), Stanford University Margaret Gould Stewart, Vice President, Product Design, Facebook Sissel Tolaas , Olfactory Artist and Founder, SMELL Re_searchlab, Berlin Jason Wild , Senior Vice President, Global Ignite, Salesforce Harry West, fellow, frog Sam Yen, Head of Digital, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chen Zhao , Director, Natural Human Computer Interaction Lab, Alibaba DAMO Academy