Lowell Goss spends his time working with people and companies to make the world more fun, easier to understand and more accessible. Sometimes his job is to take technology (old & new) and rethink what it can do and how it should work. Usually though the answers already exist and what’s needed is to build a customer focused organization that can realize those ideas.
During the last fifteen years Lowell has designed innovative products, built super talented teams, and used design thinking to drive change at Reddit, Amazon, LendingClub and Yahoo!, as well as clients including Dialpad, Ford and Comcast.
It is often a juggling act to transfer knowledge throughout an expanding team while at the same time empowering new employees to incorporate their own experience. What do you need to do in order to make individuals, teams and products successful? Can both culture and process be intertwined to increase collaboration in teams? Is there a formula to build an efficient team? Is there a way where you can ensure teams are motivated, efficient and continue to ship great products?
In this interactive session, our speakers will talk through best practices that have worked for their businesses when building great and happy teams.
Can you have it all?
Getting buy-in or influencing others is tough. Often data and logic are not enough to make your case. How do you navigate getting buy in on someone else's road-map? Our leaders will share key insights from how their teams work on ensuring overall product success
Moderated by Jonathan Bowman, join the conversation, share your insights and probe the speakers on the elements of their talks that left you wanting more.
- Methods for building a design team of diverse minds and perspectives
- How marrying collaboration and critique creates alternate paths to great design.
- Transparency vs. debate. Why you may not need a seat at the table.