BDX 2022 Conference: the [Re]Design Revolution

January 20th, 2022
Location: Virtual, Virtual

This period of volatility and uncertainty has awakened business leaders to re-think organizational goals and priorities. The status quo must be questioned. How might we re-design organizations for a more sustainable future? Who do we re-design for, and why? 

Join us for a virtual, half-day conference hosted by Business Design Initiative at Rotman,  and learn from a community of global business leaders and experts who have mastered harnessing the power of design as a catalyst for corporate innovation.  Explore how to leverage business re-design to: Redesign organizations, Rethink purpose, Reframe systems, Rebalance the planet, Reimagine leadership, and much more.


Dr. Angèle Beausoleil, Academic Director, Business Design Initiative, Rotman School of Management

Cara Beck, Vice President of Human Resources, Starbucks Coffee Canada

Anthony Fieldman, Partner, DIALOG

Penelope Fridman, Founder & Principal, L’Institut Idée

Tim Galles, Chief Idea Officer, Barkley

Jeanette Jackson, CEO, Foresight Canada

Grant McCracken, Anthropologist, Ethnographer, & Founder, The Griff

Billy Seabrook, Global Chief Design Officer, IBM iX

Blair Severn, Chairman & Co-Founder, enabling ideas

Catherine Zhu, Partner, Egon Zehnder International