In partnership with the IAOP Women Empowerment, Leadership & Diversity Chapter, The IAOP NorCal Chapter presents:
DIVERSITY & DESIGN THINKING
Date: October 23, 2019 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM Location: Cervin Ventures, 140 Geary Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94108
You already know the importance of seeking out diverse perspectives when it comes to innovation. Here is your chance to learn more about how organizations in vastly different industries are stretching traditional boundaries to reimagine future products, services, and experiences. We warmly welcome the Northern California community to enjoy lively discussion, interactive design thinking exercises, and networking. If you’re not local, please join us by live stream.
Chet Dhruna, Director, Vehicle Programs, UBER; Mark McCormick, Senior Vice President and Enterprise Strategist, Wells Fargo; Jenna Chamra, VP, Nexient and YOU!
5:00 - Registration and Networking
5:15 - Welcome: Debi Hamill, CEO, IAOP and Cristin Balog, Chief Marketing Officer, Nexient
5:20 - Introductions: Mark McCormick, Wells Fargo Mark discusses diversity and inclusion and their relationship to design thinking—and how the combination can unlock innovation and profit in any company.
5:35 - Panel Discussion: Mark McCormick, Chet Dhruna and Jenna Chamra The panel discusses the challenges, opportunities, and power of tapping diversity and design thinking principles into their work in financial services, next-generation automotive design and other diverse industries.
6:15 - Q/A
6:30 - Closing and Networking: Arindam Ray, Infosys (Co-Chair)