FUSE: Designing Brands with Purpose

As designers, we’re being pushed to make things happen faster – without compromising on quality or bottom line results. How does the traditional design and innovation need to evolve (or entirely reinvented) to match the speed of today’s business needs and pressures? Agile and lean start-up methodologies have been adopted by the software industry. These are techniques to get to consumer-informed and tested design solutions a unprecedented speeds. We’ve been exploring agile-like MVO (Minimum Viable Offer) approaches for product and service design.

Date and time: August 20, 1:50 pm EST


Agile Innovation

Session Speakers: Kevin Young, SVP, Product Experience, Continuum; Gary Weber, VP, Design, Fisher-Price

  • Kevin Young
    Kevin Young
    Head of Product Experience

    Kevin is responsible for maintaining the health of and planning for the growth of EPAM Continuum’s Product Experience business. He also leads programs and project teams directly, working with clients to solve their most complex challenges.

    Kevin is deeply invested in connected consumer health. His work brings together the necessity of strong healthcare products, effectiveness of good design, and the coming ubiquity of the Internet of Things.

    Kevin graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University with a BID in industrial design. His product design successes have resulted in 14 design excellence awards and 18 U.S. patents.