Consultant, Trainer, Speaker, Activist | Visiting Professor, IIT-K and AUD | Innovation Mentor, SELCO Foundation
An Industrial Designer by training, Arvind has been at the front end of multiple disciplines from advertising to social-impact to service design and innovation. His many lives in the field of Design have seen him as a Creative Director at Ogilvy, Dean for the Srishti School of Design, Consultant for Ernst and Young, and Trainer at Impact Business Leaders, Indian School of Business and IIT. He has also taught and mentored designers, management students and business consultants across continents in systems design, design thinking, and design for change and social impact. Arvind has spoken extensively in India, US and Europe on Design Education, Learning and Social Change, and has also designed the ubiquitous symbol celebrating India’s 50th Anniversary of Independence!
Session: Untangling Wicked Problems
‘Wicked problems’ are the ones which invariably get us stuck. They’re the overwhelming ones– a complex web of dependencies, missing pieces, contradictions and infinite possibilities. Arvind Lodaya will help you grow the ‘creative confidence’ to take on the big, hairy problems