We are in desperate need of future-proof solutions that embrace a life-centred approach. For designers, this requires an expansion of our scope of responsibilities and ethical considerations with regard to the longer term health of society, the economy, and our planet.
Die Keynote von Stiven wird in Englisch abgehalten.
Stiven is a designer and social entrepreneur with a default setting of optimism and life-long learning. He has held strategic leadership positions at Microsoft, LEGO, CIID and has collaborated with governments, disruptive start-ups and NGO’s from Silicon Valley to the Patagonia and Scandinavia.
Stiven is passionate about identifying insights that help synthesise problems into opportunities. Through this approach, he has lead the co-creation of dozens of successful products, services, experiences and strategies for global markets. His work is recognised for pushing the sustainability agenda through the creative problem solving power of strategic design. Stiven pursues initiatives that empower transformative positive impact across the intersections of people/planet, technology and business (in that order).
Today Stiven continues his journey as co-founder at www.chiloteshoes.com and as of February 2019, he has accepted a new mission to „create a better quality of life for the many people + one planet” as Head of Innovation at IKEA Group.