On April 22 – 23 there will be an event in Winston-Salem, NC hosted by the Center for Creative Economy. This Triad Design Leadershop will feature Ryan Jacoby as the keynote speaker. Ryan was the founding member and location head for the IDEO New York office and is the founder of Machine, a strategy and innovation company that helps businesses conceive and design new business opportunities, services and products.
Ryan will speak Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 on the topic “Ugly is Not Profitable” concerning the importance of Design Thinking to improve business performance. Wednesday from 9:00 – 3:30 will be an experiential workshop to learn and practice the skills of Design-Based Innovation.