2-3rd October 2024

FUSECON, Kuala Lumpur

Details TBA.

26th June 2024

The Big Picture: Design Industry's Past, Present, and Future, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

Key topics: Why does it seem like the sky is falling for design, and how can we stay relevant? Is AI eating designers' lunch, or is it just noise? The tough truths of the business of design: Why talent alone is not enough to succeed

7th March 2024

The future of voice communications: Executive roundtable hosted by The Ortus Club & Vonage, Kuala Lumpur

A private executive roundtable event hosted by The Ortus Club and Vonage. The main topic was revolving around the latest technology in voice communications and its rapidly evolving landscape from the customer experience, business and security point of view.

19th February 2024

STRAT Asia 2024: The Best in APAC Product Design Strategy

Talk theme: Design + Business: Thinking Strategically and Designing for Impact

21st October 2023

UX & Design Leadership Conference, Kuala Lumpur

Talk theme: Designing for Tomorrow: AI, UX, and the Shifting Global Economy

23st August 2023

FSI Executive Roundtable by F-Secure & Fintech Malaysia

An invite-only closed-door executive panel discussion hosted by Fintech News Malaysia and F-Secure. We discussed the landscape of heightened cyber incidents in Southeast Asia, latest trends and case studies for digital security and protection, driving retention and revenue by securing customers’ digital moments and more.

31st May 2023

Design & Research Sessions at Lazada, Singapore

The economic landscape is changing as startups and businesses shift towards profitability from growing at all costs. New AI is creating a mix of awe and anxiety. Design is becoming more mature, and is no longer the new kid on the block. How to stay relevant when these shifts combine? Tune in.

28th April 2023

Business x Design Conference, London

Talk theme: How to adapt and thrive as a UX professional in an economic downturn. Organized by Tech Circus, part of the Product Design Week.

20th & 21st April 2023

UX STRAT Asia 2023, Bangkok
Adapting to win in a shifting landscape

Talk theme: Staying relevant and forming a strategic design point of view when the stakes are high and the world is rapidly changing.

21st & 22nd March 2023

Global Summit UX/UI, USA

Talk theme: Becoming a recession-proof UX Professional. Organized by Geekle.

6th January 2023

How to recession-proof your UX career, USA
Expert panel hosted by 'UX Strategy' community

We talked about the impact of the economic downturn on the UX industry and provided helpful, actionable tips on how better to find opportunities of all kinds in the current market.

1st & 2nd November 2022

UX STRAT Asia 2022, Singapore:
Becoming a recession-proof UX professional

Talk theme: What does the current economic downturn mean, and how to adapt?

20th July 2022

Interview for "With a recession looming, here’s how designers can adapt and thrive."

I had the pleasure of talking to the brilliant Ellen Glover of the Chicago-based and providing my views, thoughts and insights on the current economic downturn and its impact on the UX design industry and the design community.

26th May, 2022

The Monetization of Digital Design Skills, InVision's Design Leadership Forum (Invite-only)

InVision's Design Leadership Forum organized a conversation about the monetization of digital design skills. I was the main speaker at the campfire discussion. I touched on different ways how we can monetize our skills, the current economic landscape and its impact on designers and the potential for diversification of design leaders' revenue streams.

1st July, 2021

The Consumer of the Future, Intercorp's FESTx RETAIL, Peru, South America

An event organized by La Victoria Lab, the innovation studio of Intercorp, one of the largest business conglomerates in Peru. The discussion revolves around insights regarding shifts and trends in consumer behaviour in growing markets such as Southeast Asia, China, and the Middle East.

7th April, 2021

Remote Working Roundtable, InVision's Design Leadership Forum, APAC

Insights from Design Leaders in the APAC region about their successes, challenges, and insights working remotely while leading teams.

28th October, 2020

WebFest Asia 2020, Keys to a successful design career

How to succeed as a designer & UX fundamentals. A speaker session.

27th October, 2020

WebFest Asia 2020, Mobile-First Design

Why and how mobile-first design is the priority in 2020. A panel discussion.

30th June, 2020

The Evolving Business of Design, Salt, Singapore

Global creative & design webinar

20th December, 2019

Design: What’s Next in 2020 - Kuala Lumpur Meet-up by Sketch

Topic: Predictions, emerging opportunities & trends to watch in 2020.

1st November, 2019

Design Leadership Forum, Kuala Lumpur

Topic: Essential qualities and capabilities of a modern design leader.

29th March, 2019

Design for Growth - Sketch Kuala Lumpur Meet-up

Scaling design teams and managing design talents.