16apr12:00 pm1:00 pmA design approach to leading in turbulent timesby Christian Bason (CEO, Danish Design Center, former Director, MindLab. Author of 7 books on design, innovation and leadership.)12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time
By adopting a design attitude, managers can lead their teams and organisations through highly ambiguous and uncertain situations. The session will share key insights from the HBR article (March/April 2019 issue) “The Right Way to Lead Design Thinking”, which proposes three leadership approaches: Leveraging Empathy, Navigating Uncertainty, and Making the Future Concrete.
Please prepare and have paper & pens read for this session!
Live stream at: 9 AM San Francisco / 12PM New York / 17:00 London / 18:00 Berlin
CEO of the Danish Design Centre, a publicly co-funded institution with the mission to “Empower business, people and society to shape the next”. Formerly, Christian headed MindLab, a cross-governmental innovation lab, and the public organization practice of Ramboll Management, a consultancy. Christian is also a university lecturer with amongst other Oxford Business School, Copenhagen Business School and the European School of Administration, and acts as an adviser to businesses and governments around the world. He is a regular columnist and the author of seven books on leadership, innovation and design, including “Leading Public Design”, “Form Fremtiden”, “Design for Policy” and “Leading Public Sector Innovation”. Christian holds a PhD in design leadership from Copenhagen Business School, an M.Sc. in political science from Aarhus University, and executive education from Wharton and from Harvard Business School. He is a member of a range of Boards and institutions, most recently the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Agile Governance. In 2018, Christian was officially named “Creative Bureaucrat” by German daily Tagesspiegel.