Simon King


Innovation Series – Simon King 700

In this episode, Simon shares sage advice on how to drive innovation through design from his tenure as Design Director at IDEO.

• The most likely factor blocking your organization from innovating. 
• The coming impact of data science in human centered design. 
• Sage advice for any designer at the beginning of their career. 
• The hidden impact of design on business growth.
• How design work inside of established companies is evolving.
• Get Simon's book: Understanding Industrial Design: Principles for UX and Interaction Design.


Past nterviews

Therese Fessenden NN/g, Microsoft

Brittni BoweringSPRINT Facilitator, AJ&Smart

Fabricio TeixeiraWork & Co, UX Collective

Jake KnappSprint, GV, Microsoft

Radhika DuttRadical Product Thinking

John ZeratskySPRINT, Make Time

Tobias van SchneiderSemplice, Spotify

Jeff GothelfLean UX Author

Taylor PalmerUX Tools, Neighbor

Daniel BurkaResolve to Save Lives, GV

Carie DavisYour Ideas are Terrible, Coca-Cola

Sean AmmiratiDirector, Corporate Startup Lab at Carnegie Mellon

Justin KimePrioritzing Customer Experience

Michael ManrossWhy other initiatives get prioritized over CX

Jason FriedClustering Requests to Produce Themes

Jon ArnoldThe most meaningful 2 1/2 things in the designer/developer relationship

Gavin GregoryBringing developers into the design process early creates alignment

Aaron LerchWhy designers and developers need to invest in being equal partners

Alex BillingsleyHow to get designers and developers on the same page

Kenn Pascasio Having a shared understanding of the user

Jen BurkusGetting and Keeping Good People

Adam YaleThe outlook for product design in a remote world

Jason FriedWhy people leave and why that's ok