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Design Strategy: UAV’s & Disruptive Innovation.

I partnered with The Innovation Liberation Front on a 3-part workshop to help jumpstart the New Zealand Roadless Economy. My talk focused on giving an understanding of the field, what the trends are and what potential applications exist with the current technology horizons.

Speaker: AUT COLAB on Drones

In March 2015, I spoke at AUT COLAB about the emergence of the New Zealand Roadless Economy.

X PRIZE Think Tank Auckland Speaker

2014 Continuous Improvement Forum Speaker

I was invited to speak at the 2014 CI Forum in Auckland. I shared my insights on designing corporate training of CI Tools.

Speaker & Mentor: LifeHack LABS 2014

  During August and September 2014, I will be part of the 2014 Mentors for LifeHack LABS in Wellington, New Zealand. Lifehack Labs 2014 is 5 week design-led bootcamp…

JCI Auckland Guest Speaker

I’ve been invited to speak at the June meeting of the Auckland Chapter of Junior Chamber International (JCI).

IBM Watson

In June 2013, I was invited by IBM to be part of a panel for applications of IBM Watson in Australasia.

AMP Amplify Festival 2013

The first week of June 2013, I had the honor of traveling to Sydney, Australia for the AMP Amplify Ideas Festival.

The internal event at AMP focuses on bringing innovation and insights into the latest global trends in finance, markets and thought leadership.

Falling Walls Conference

I participated in the Falling Walls Lab 2011 and presented MATTERNET as part of the 2011 Falling Walls Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Autodesk IDEAS

I participated in Autodesk’s IDEAS, an exclusive gathering of thought leaders for the purpose of exploring design—as a systematic approach to problem-solving and innovation, encompassing form, function, and performance—and its impact on corporate and societal success.

We are Ocean | Speaker at Humanity+ Summit 2010

Ocean is a design collaborative at Sea. In this talk at Harvard, I spoke about the plan, how we are structuring the organization and the initiatives we are undertaking, such as

Design is Diplomacy | Speaker at the Design Research Conference 2010

My talk focused on a project that I was part of in Ecuador through my semester aboard The Scholar Ship. The academic week in Ecuador was supported by UNICEF and UNDP.

Social Media Workshop at MIW

I had the opportunity to speak to students of the Music Industry Workshop in Chicago. The 3-hour long program gave students a depth of understanding of how to use Social Media in their Music Industry Management curriculum.