The design leadership podcast is devoted exclusively for exploring into the minds of some of the world’s most influential design leaders. Learn about their design journeys, their future outlook on the design industry, and how they drive transformation in organizations through the power and influence of design and design led innovation.
EP: 13 Justin Dauer
Justin is a multi-faceted, multi-pierced, multi-tattooed designer, author, and speaker with 23 years of experience (across agency, studio, and tech) from Chicago. His passions lie in building inclusive and diverse teams, fostering creative cultures, and advocating for design serving the human connection.
EP: 12 Aaron Richter
Aaron is an accomplished design leader driving the development of global mixed-use developments; specializing in four-five star hotels, spas, fitness facilities, food & beverage outlets, retail, work place, luxury residential and sales centers.
Throughout his career, Aaron has been a key factor in helping to improve and elevate the overall user experience across a variety of built environments.
EP 11: Andy Vitale
Andy is the Executive Vice President of Design at Rocket Companies, the nation's #1 mortgage lender, where he leads a team focused on transforming the mortgage lending experience for millions of people. Throughout his career, Andy has built, scaled and led world-class design teams that elevate the role of design as an organizational competence and a competitive advantage ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies spanning the fintech, health, technology and eCommerce industries.
Andy is also Co-host of the Surfacing Podcast, a podcast dedicated to deep diving into the world of the digital maker community.
EP 10: Gleb Kuznetsov
Gleb is an accomplished Design executive and venture capitalist. He is busy managing and leading global design teams to develop cutting edge visual design and user experience solutions including consumer AI-based products, operating systems for mobile, wearables, TV, automotive transportation HMI, IoT, and multi-screen platforms. Gleb is a also a founding partner of Milkinside, a digital agency to help world leading brands to advance and excel in digital technologies.
EP: 9 Maria Guidice
Maria is an industry pioneer in digital design and digital ecosystems leading and driving transformation in the digital sector for over 30+ years.
With previous leading roles at renowned organizations such as Facebook and Autodesk, she now helps to coach others around the challenges & complexities of advancing design in business. Maria also teaches at California College of the Arts as well as Stanford Continuing Studies and is co-author of The Rise of the DEO, Leadership by Design.
EP 8: Sean Carney
Sean is currently Chief Experience Design Officer, Executive Vice President, as well as General Manager of Healthcare Transformation Services at Philips, where he is helping to deliver the company mission to improve the lives of 2.5 Billion people across the globe. Sean has an extensive 30+ years’ career journey driving design transformation and brand experiences in many world leading global organizations, such as Electrolux, Assa Abloy and Hewlett-Packard.