SCHEDULE & EVENTS

May 1, 2014

Innovation expert, Ryan Jacoby, inspired over 100 people at the Triad Design Leadershop keynote in Winston-Salem to explore design thinking in their business models. 

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March 13, 2014

Design Link to conduct a community design workshop for the City of Greensboro March 19-22 focused on the Lawndale Corridor. The team connects citizen feedback with visual solutions to help improve the area. Workshop location: Lewis Recreation Center. 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro 

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LATEST NEWS

August 4, 2014

Winston-Salem's own David E. Smith, Director of Theatre Sound Design at the UNC School of the Arts is the US winner of the Creative Business Cup, an international competition for creative business start ups.  He will compete in Copenhagen for the international prize in November. 

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May 1, 2014

Innovation expert, Ryan Jacoby, inspired over 100 people at the Triad Design Leadershop keynote in Winston-Salem to explore design thinking in their business models. 

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Participants interact with Keynote speaker, Ryan Jacoby at the Triad Design Leadershop workshop April 2014


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.
 
TDL Spring 2014 Event Overview
 
View Keynote presentation from Ryan Jacoby
 
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.
 
 

Highlights-Triad Design Leadershop

Claudia Kotchka- Leadershop Keynote

Leadershop-Kotchka from Triad Design Leadershop on Vimeo.