DSIL VC Session 2 | THURSDAY | 20 August @ 1pm Bangkok
Registered participants will find the meeting access code at pax.dsilglobal.com
Featured Speaker: Sem Carree, Lecturer, Delft University of Technology; Laura Talsma, Founder, The Users Advocate
101 - Introduction
- Watch the Videos - Just scroll down and press play!
- 'Design Thinking for Social Innovation'; Jocelyn Wyatt, Tim Brown (SSIR, 2010)
- 'Design Thinking'; Tim Brown (Harvard Business Review, 2008)
201- Intermediate / Advanced!
- 'A framework for empathy in design: stepping into and out of the user’s life' (Journal of Engineering Design, Merlijn Kouprie and Froukje Sleeswijk Visser 2009)
- 'Design Thinking: A useful myth'; Don Norman (Core 77, 2010)
Your Next Steps!
Laura Talsma, Founder, The Users Advocate
Laura is an impatient optimist – walking on the edge of technology, business, social science and design. Challenging the status quo with new systems, technology and products. Collaborating with pioneers of promising technology to succeed with the wisdom and insights of their future target market. While working in Indonesia, the idea originated to connect worlds – of different cultures, but also the makers of new products and their end users. The result of it – The User’s Advocate – provides innovation consulting and starts Social Enterprises. The company aims to create businesses that are engines for society – providing positive impact while creating a profit. Working with a global network of designers, engineers, inventors and end users – TUA has successfully brought user testing and insights into the R&D of both startups and large enterprises. With experience in East and Southern Africa, Angola, Europe, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Colombia, Brazil, and North America, Laura’s boots are in the mud where new innovations are about to change the world.
Sem Carree, Lecturer, Delft University of Technology
Sem Carree is a creative strategist, always trying to connect with the right purpose and friends to create and scale impact. Chaos is his friend, he is driven by his entrepreneurial spirit and loves the flow of the fuzzy front-end. This journey brought him as a consultant to social innovation projects in Vietnam, India and Colombia. Besides his work as creative strategist for theBlitzkickers, he is founder of Kleinhandel.org; a co-working space of 5.000m2 for the peculiar and promising in the innovation industry. Next to building out this kind of initiatives, he is course developer and lecturer of ‘Design Thinking Creating Opportunities’ at the Honours Programme of Delft University of Technology.