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Celebrating its 6th year - FutureM brings together marketing and technology innovators for 3 days to contemplate and celebrate the future of marketing. We bring together the most relevant content and thought leaders, both locally and nationally, to create an environment of new ideas, connections, and inspiration. Named one of the "Must Attend Marketing Conferences for Leaders" in Forbes, this year’s event will be hosted at the Hynes Convention Center

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Tuesday, October 6 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Beyond Posters & Toasters: Design Thinking for Brands

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Traditionally, design in business has been focused on graphics (e.g., posters) and new product development (e.g., toasters). While design undoubtedly makes valuable contributions in these areas, it is time for design thinking, processes and tools to play a broader role. Savvy brands are using design in non-traditional ways to accelerated solutions environments, the design of organizational systems and structures, as well as the management of organizational change. Design drives innovation, innovation powers brand, brand builds loyalty, and loyalty sustains profits. This session brings together case examples. 

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Ed Boudrot

VP Product Management, Product Strategy, Innovation, Lifecycle Management, Human Centered Design (@edwardboudrot), Optum
Ed Boudrot is the VP of Product Strategy and Management at Optum, a health services and innovation company that combines data and analytics with technology and expertise to power modern healthcare. Bringing his background in technology startups, Boudrot specializes in the innovation... Read More →
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David Jenkins

Strategic Planner, Department of Defense
Bio coming soon!
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Nondini Naqui

President & CEO (@societygrownups), Society of Grownups
Nondini Naqui is the President and CEO of Society of Grownups. She took the road less-traveled to get to finance, studying anthropology, Spanish, and business, then co-founding a nonprofit for HIV+ women in Ethiopia. After a tenure at ING DIRECT (now Capital One 360), she found she... Read More →

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Daniel Ostrower

CEO (@dostrower), Altitude, Inc
Dan is the CEO of Altitude, an award-winning innovation and design firm. As CEO, Dan is responsible for architecting an innovation offering that provides deep and lasting value for Altitude's clients and for building an organization in which the most talented innovators will thrive. Dan's... Read More →

Tuesday October 6, 2015 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
Room 311

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