We are excited to have Anna Kirah, a thought leader in people-centered design and innovation, present the closing the closing keynote for our 23rd Annual International Conference. Anna will close the conference on Thursday, 24 July. It will be an amazing way to end the week!
Anna Kirah is Chief Experience Officer at Making Waves, a digital consulting company based in Oslo, Norway. Anna is an internationally acclaimed design anthropologist and psychologist who has worked in corporations such as Boeing and Microsoft and consulted with customers in a wide variety of sectors including software development, advertising, transportation, retail, banking, and public services. Much of Anna's work relates to the impact of the digital lifestyle on companies and organizations and the subsequent changes in how we meet the demands of the people we serve. Anna´s trademark is the people-centric approach to innovation and the user experience, which requires the involvement of users in the design of services, products and organizational change. Through involvement, we create meaningful, relevant and desirable solutions that bring value. In addition to Making Waves, she sits on the board of Design Without Borders, which applies the people-centric approach to solving challenges in developing countries.