Beyond Design: Moving from Practice to Transformation 
April 14-17, 2020
Hilton Austin, TX

Sean McDowell

Former VP of Design, Innovation, & Sustainability, Converse Nike, Inc.

Why Sean?

Sean McDowell is a designer and innovator who uses consumer focus groups to create revolutionary new ideas that drive commercial success. He is a professional coach who is a dedicated, inspirational and enthusiastic leader. He leads multi-disciplinary global teams to drive thoughtful and meaningful innovations that improve consumer’s lives.

Sean has experience managing teams within: innovation, sustainability, consumer trends, product design, retail, brand, experience, service and communications.

He understands product relevance, positioning, timing and holistic brand enhancing collections. He has a proven track record of developing and executing large, strategic and visionary programs (Converse Design, Innovation and Sustainability, Nike Running, 2008 Olympic Games, Sub-2 effort, Renew Collection).

Sean has received over 52 United States utility and design patents. Invented new products driven by biomechanics and ergonomics. (Ex. VaporMax, Total Shox, Victory Track Spike, Lunar Foam, Rollbar, Stability Web, Split Plate, etc.)

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

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