Keynote Speaker

Lisa Kay Solomon

Managing Director, Transformational Practices, Singularity University

Lisa Kay Solomon is a well-known thought leader in design innovation with a focus on building the leadership skills required to ignite change and create lasting impact.

Speaker Info

Karen Pascoe

SVP - Experience Design, Mastercard

Karen is the Senior Vice President, Experience Design for Digital Payments & Labs, leading the design of key consumer & customer facing experiences in MasterCard’s broader transition to digital.

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Janaki Kumar

VP, Head of Design & Co-Innovation Center, America, SAP Labs, Palo Alto

Janaki Kumar is the VP and Head of Design and Co-Innovation Center at SAP Labs Palo Alto. Janaki is a thought-leader in design-led innovation in the enterprise.


Tomer Sharon

Head of UX at WeWork & Author, WeWork

Tomer is VP, Head of UX at WeWork in New York City leading a team that designs work and living spaces, communities, and services around the world.

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Christina Wodtke

Author, Radical Focus, Wodtke Consulting

Christina Wodtke is an author, speaker, and teacher in Silicon Valley with deep insight into human innovation and high-performing teams.

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Matthew Manos

Founder & Managing Director, verynice

Named one of seven millennials changing the world by The Huffington Post, Matthew Manos is an educator, essayist, and design strategist.


Jake Dunagan

Director, Design Futures , verynice

Jake Dunagan is an experiential futurist, governance designer, and teacher.


Kristin Skinner

Managing Director / Head of Design Management, Adaptive Path / Capital One

Kristin Skinner is Head of Design Management at Capital One, an emerging function to address rapid growth in the design organization and deliver end-to-end customer experiences that improve people’s lives.

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Justin Lokitz

Managing Director, Strategy Designer, and Author, Business Models Inc.

Justin is the co-author of Design A Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation, a frequent blogger and contributing writer, as well as an experienced strategy designer and managing director...

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Peter Merholz

VP of Design, Snagajob

Peter Merholz co-founded Adaptive Path in 2001. He is also perhaps most (in)famous for coining the word “blog” in 1999.

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Richard Dalton

VP, Head of Design, Capital One Commercial Bank

Richard has been involved in design since graduating from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1994 with a degree in Software Engineering that he didn't know what to do with.