Ryan Jacoby delivers TDL keynote April 22 to capacity crowd.
Workshop participants perform skit solving problem of employee retention
Triad Design Leadershop
Ugly is Not Profitable - Theme for 2014 Triad Design Leadershop
Day One- Over 100 entrepreneurs, corporate business leaders and creative industry practitioners attended the Triad Design Leadershop Keynote on April 22 in the Wake Forest innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, NC. Ryan Jacoby inspired, engaged and shared insight on how to use Design thinking to innovate in business.
Day Two- On April 23, 30 participants joined Jacoby and TDL facilitators for a full day workshop. They received hands on training in the vital business skill of design based innovation from world class innovators.
Value to Attendees
Learn the benefits of integrating design into the core of any business
Understand how design is beneficial to the bottom line
Receive a "road map" for implementing a design thinking process
Connect and network with like-minded business professionals
Ryan Jacoby is the founder of Machine, a strategy and innovation company. Working across industries such as retail, financial services, health care, and consumer goods, Jacoby helps companies big and small to grow by conceiving and designing new opportunities, services, and products. Prior to founding his firm, Ryan led teams and relationships at the design and innovation firm IDEO. He was a founding member and location head of the IDEO New York office and built the Business Design discipline at the firm. He is also an advisor at the Collaborative Fund, an early stage venture firm based in New York City, and teaches in the 1xD Masters program at the School of Visual Arts. Ryan holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford University where he focused on design, marketing, and strategy.