IDSA International Design Conference 2017: Business Model Innovation: Assets, Anchors and Purpose

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Each year, designers, business leaders, educators and students from all over the world gather at the IDSA International Conference and Education Symposium. This event combines provocative speakers with practical information and solutions, as well as with plenty of time for building personal and professional connections.

Today’s marketplace is evolving rapidly, as new technologies and big shifts in cultural norms are leading to an incredible pace of market disruptions. And business model innovation is often a key enabler of market disruptions. Kevin Young, IDSA, of Continuum will provide a definition of business model innovation and share three meta dynamics that are influencing why and how business model innovation is happening today.

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    Kevin Young
    SVP, Product Experience

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

    Since joining Continuum in 1997, he’s managed award-winning projects, including the MIT Media Lab’s One Laptop Per Child. He builds strong relationships with Continuum’s Fortune 100 clients, including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and American Express.

    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.