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Innovation & Design Thinking – Reframing Business Problems

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Design Thinking is a very trendy word of our time but it’s not a panacea. What are the types of problems we can really use it for and how can we reframe the challenges we are facing so we allow design thinking to give us its fullest potential?

What are the practical takeaways that the audience can expect to get from this meetup? 

-Participants will have a great understanding of how to identify what real innovation is.
-Participants will get the right tools to judge which problems are suitable for design thinking methodology and which are not.
-Practical strategies on how to reframe a business problem.


-Innovation. What does it really mean and how we can achieve it?
-Design Thinking. Basic principles and challenge reframing techniques.
-Reframing challenge exercise.

About The Speaker: 

Dimitris Kalogirou is currently building and leading the experience design and human centered design vision for Visa Innovation Center across all CEMEA region and working for accounts such as HSBC, SBerBank, Dubai Smart City and others. Previously worked at bwin.party as a Creative Director where I was leading the creative team and was responsible for all creative output. Before taking up employment at bwin, I use to work for MasterCard Payment Services as a Creative Lead where I have the overall responsibility for leading the Company’s creative and UX vision for traditional and digital media. Prior to that, I ran my own creative studio in Athens, Greece. My role was to deliver tailor-made branding solutions as well as video solutions, for local and global companies and organisations, such as Janssen-Cilag, Levi’s, Amstel, Rothschild Bank, Reckitt Benckiser, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and others.

See You There!


September 25
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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AstroLabs Dubai
JLT, Cluster R, Park side, Retail level
Dubai, United Arab Emirates