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Jan 20, 2015

Winter Xcelerate Presents: Design Thinking with Lance Katikbak

Human-Centered Design, or Design Thinking, is a structured process for innovation that was pioneered by IDEO, the world's largest design consultancy, and the Stanford Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. HCD is built upon the insights that products and services should be designed around specific user needs, and should be prototyped and tested extensively before deployment. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of HCD, and will learn how to make sure that the products and services that you working on are tied to actual problems that people face.

Bio: Lance is the Founder and President of Springboard, Harvard's first design club. A junior from Quincy House studying Visual and Environmental Studies (Film Production focus) and Psychology, Lancefounded Springboard in order to help establish the relevance of the human-centered design process at Harvard. Under his leadership, the club expanded from its original base of 15 founding members to a 50-person strong group and began work on its first projects that will directly affect the Harvard community.Lance also serves as the Director of Design of the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) and is the outgoing Creative Director of Mt. Auburn Productions, the video production agency of HSA.