PatrickPatrick

Patrick

Organizer, Patrick Sharbaugh

Location

Portland, OR

Joined group

Dec 28, 2017

Introduction

Ethnographic researcher, design strategist and consultant, globe-trotting instructor and facilitator with LUMA Institute. Longtime organizer of Melbourne's Design Thinking for Business Innovation meetup.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

Longtime ethnographic researcher, design strategist and consultant, globe-trotting instructor and facilitator with LUMA Institute.

How would you briefly describe design thinking to someone who'd never heard of it?

An accessible framework of methods and mindsets for integrating well-understood user needs with business opportunities and technical possibilities.

What interests you most about this group?

Building a community of knowledge and practice around the application of design thinking and human centered design to real-world challenges. Meeting smart people in Portland!