Driving Sustainable Growth and Competitive Advantage through Human-Centered Design

April 14-17, 2020

Hilton Austin, TX

Megan Wimmer

Design Thinking Lead-Global Design GE Healthcare

Why Megan?

Megan's work catalyzed the design thinking initiatives at GE Healthcare. With design integrated into the culture, her initiatives take an internal viewpoint of driving cross-functional collaboration, organization, and turning CX strategies internally to drive employee experience, which fall into our attendee's biggest challenges with Design Thinking at scale. 

Bio

Megan Wimmer is a Design Thinking Lead at GE Healthcare, where she is part of a global team responsible for crafting and facilitating design thinking workshops focused on product, service, and business strategy innovation. Each day, Megan strives to enable breakthrough solutions rooted in empathy by guiding teams to look at problems differently and use the most basic tools and their imaginations to investigate, uncover, and explore solutions they never thought possible. In a few short years, Megan and team have progressed design thinking from a relative unknown within GE Healthcare to a recognized career path and skill set valued throughout the broader General Electric corporation. Prior to her current role, Megan spent 5+ years designing Computed Tomography (CT) scanners. She graduated from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering & Design and secondary field of Rehabilitation Engineering.

Agenda Day 2

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

11:30 AM Integrated Design-Breaking Silos between Teams, Customers, and Experiences

Facilitating design thinking throughout an organization requires cross-functional collaboration and breaking down siloed divisions to create full pictures of customer experience. However, can we take this a step further moving to co-create with the customers our products are designed with. Megan will address:
  • Building Design Thinking principles at scale
  • Designing organizational structure based on experiences
  • Collaborating with customers to drive product success

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Megan.

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