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DESIGN

LEADERSHIP

Improve your design leadership learning from top global and regional leaders.

12
Global live
masterclass
12
Regional
live practices
1
Global
network
12TH
12TH
July, 2021
Starting
about
this program
The Design Leadership program is a hands on program developed to improve your skills and knowledge as a creative leader from top global leaders
The Design Leadership program runs over the course of 12 weeks for those who wish to continue developing their leadership skills. You’ll learn how creative, innovation and design leaders excel by bringing clarity and vision, advocating for design within their organisation to bring the best out of their teams and keeping projects on track until the last mile.
meet your
global masterclass presenters
Your instructors are welcoming, unique individuals, chosen as much for their approach as for their expertise.

Senior Vice President Omni Channel Product Design at Weight Watchers & host of the crazy one podcast

Founder of Adaptive Path


Senior Director & Head of Product Design at Automattic

Co-Founder & President of International Service Design Network

Creative Director at Huge


President of The Design Futures Initiative

Global Associate Design
Director at IBM iX

Design executive, organizational
consultant & started Adaptive Path

Design leadership is a program to help you shape your abilities and skills to be an effective leader, and helps you to take design higher up within the organisation. Learn how design can create cultural change, how to shape better design teams, and how to lead delightful products and services.
meet your
regional leaders

Saumya Aymuas

Head of Design at
Oyo India

ASIA

Matt Johnson

Design Lead at Google

ASIA & OCEANIA

Alessandro Floridi

Design Lead Manager
at Westpac

OCEANIA

Lital Sherman

Head of Experience Design at PageUp

OCEANIA

Dan Levy

Founder at More Space For Light

OCEANIA

Gonzalo Auza

Partner at EY

HISPANIC AMERICA

Priscila Williams

UX Design VP
Citibank

HISPANIC AMERICA

Tanya Estrada​

Program Manager & Co-Founder of Service Design MX

HISPANIC AMERICA

Juan Madrigal

Senior UX Manager at Mercado Libre

HISPANIC AMERICA

Aldo Rodrigo Alvarez

Associate Design Director at Frog

HISPANIC AMERICA

Barbara Wolff Dick​

Design Director at Loggi

BRAZIL

Victor Zanini​

Head of Design at
Conta Azul

BRAZIL

Jaakko Tammela

CX/Design Director at Dasa + Impar + GSC Health​

BRAZIL

Rafael Burity

Design Manager at
Boa Vista SCPC

BRAZIL

Deborah Alden

Advisor & Strategic Partner for Principled Organizations

NORTH AMERICA & EUROPE

Guidione Machava

Founder World-Class Designer

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST

Peyush Agarwal

Designer & Managing Director

ASIA

Marlon Bryan

Digital Experience Manager & Head of Experience Design

BRAZIL

Diogo Kpelo

Vice President of Design at Loft

BRAZIL

Seth Pérez

Group Director at Fjord

HISPANIC AMERICA

get going with your
local ambassadors

Each region is represented by a talented and passionate ambassador. Our ambassadors are design practitioners who have a deep desire to build and help grow the value of design leadership locally.

Dan Levy

Founder at More Space For Light

OCEANIA

Ubiratan Silva

Designer Lead/Manager, Master in Design & UX, CX, UI

BRAZIL

Bernardo Carvalho

Chief Happiness Officer & CEO at The Bridge

HISPANIC AMERICA

Nadine Foik

Design Manager at Catapult Design

NORTH AMERICA

Hoda Mostafa

Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at The American University in Cairo

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST

how it works
12
Global live
masterclass

Master episodes featuring globally renowned leaders. Be inspired by the best global design leaders as they share their stories, best practices and more and discover how the best minds in design leadership think. Join the live session or watch it recorded.

When: Every Monday from July 12th until September 27th. Check timezones below.

12
Regional
live practices

Will be held where regional leaders will share knowledge in an open and interactive way.

When: Every Wednesday from July 14th until September 29th. Check timezones below.

1
Global
network

Join local and global design leadership communities where you can share, learn, exchange experiences and more with a network of peers.

global live masterclasses
selected timezone
Global

All global masterclasses will be held in one of the two possible time slots below to make it as convenient as possible for both design leaders and participants.

Also, all class recordings will be available to everyone enrolled in the program.

Week 1 - What design leadership is

12 July at 10:00 UTC

Week 2 - Listening deeply

19 July at 23:00 UTC

Week 3 - Giving feedback to your team and product

26 July at 10:00 UTC

Week 4 - Articulating the value of design

2 August at 23:00 UTC

Week 5 - The future of service design

9 August at 10:00 UTC

Week 6 - Creating a vision

16 August at 23:00 UTC

Week 7 - Designing for impact

23 August at 23:00 UTC

Week 8 - Setting up a design practice and a design team

30 August at 23:00 UTC

Week 9 - Extracting creativity and pushing the boundaries

6 September at 10:00 UTC

Week 10 - Maintaining your team through the last mile of design

14 September at 23:00 UTC

Week 11 - Shaping organisations through design ops

20 September at 23:00 UTC

Week 12 - Paths for design leaders

27 September at 10:00 UTC

regional live practices
selected timezone

Hispanic America

Santiago, Chile

6:30 pm

APAC

Sydney

5:30 pm

Brazil

São Paulo

7:00 pm

North America

New York, USA

8:00 pm

Africa & Middle East

Tel Aviv, Israel

6:00 pm

Europe

Berlin, Germany

7:00 pm

who should
participate in this program?
Creative leaders and innovation leaders

who want to learn from today's greatest creators and speculators.

Design
leaders

who want to continue to develop their leadership skills.

Design coordinators and designers

who are starting to manage teams.

find, book and meet
mentors around the world
Get virtual mentorship from over 1000+ mentors from the world’s leading companies.

ADPList (Amazing Design People List ) is our official partner and community builder for the program. As part of the Design Leadership program you will have access to a mentor from ADP List throughout the 12weeks and will earn a place in ADPList’s Mentor Club, where you can access other design leaders, be invited to conferences and mentor other fellow designers to practice your design leadership after the program.

leaders are
always ahead
Enrol today.

Design leadership is a brand new program to improve your design leadership skills. We’ll launch to the world on the 12th of July.

Meanwhile, we're still working to design the best learning experience. Want to be the first to become a design leader? Sign up to receive exclusive design leadership content and be the first to know once the program is live.
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contact
the echos team

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about
Echos

Echos is a global innovation lab driven by design. Our mission is to foster the new generation of innovators and innovations worldwide.

We believe design has the power to transform realities and build desirable futures.

Since 2011 Echos has been developing learning experiences and consulting projects for people and organisations, accelerating the construction of what is technically challenging, financially scalable and, above all, desirable for people.