A selection of presenters from DO22

Reconnecting Design

May 11, 2023

Our first design festival reconnected over 1,200 participants to discuss design leadership, scale, impact, and the role design can play in creating better outcomes for all.

Festival higlights

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Attendees were thoroughly impressed with the festival diversity, including gender, race, cultural background, Auslan, and professional backgrounds

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Attendees cherished the opportunity to reconnect in person and be amongst their community, especially so after several lockdowns.

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The band

Attendees loved the band and the depth it added to the experience, as well as supporting the music industry after the pandemic

DO22 Presenters

A portrait of Nikki Lumangtad

Nikki Lumangtad

Product Designer – Atlassian

A portrait of Leah Heiss

Leah Heiss

Assoc. Prof. & The Besen International Research Chair in Design – Monash University

A portrait of Louise Sporton

Louise Sporton

GM of Design and Digital Experience – RACV

A portrait of Nicole Austin

Nicole Austin

Digital Analytics and Insights Manager – RACV

A portrait of Mathan Ratinam

Mathan Ratinam

Principal Service Designer – Dept. of Premier & Cabinet

A portrait of Sharbani Dhar

Sharbani Dhar

Director, Design Ops – Australia Post

A portrait of John Lazzara

John Lazzara

Head of Digital Experience Design – Telstra

A portrait of Alice King

Alice King

Talent Acquisition – Atlassian

A portrait of Meaghan Waters

Meaghan Waters

Head of Design – MYOB

A portrait of Abi Ayer

Abi Ayer

Global Design Lead – Pexa

A portrait of Jarrard O'Brien

Jarrard O’Brien

CXO – AlfredHealth

A portrait of Nikhil Bora

Nikhil Bora

Experience Designer – Design at ANZ

A portrait of Emy Alegre

Emy Alegre

Head of Design – Judo Bank

A portrait of Lital Sherman

Lital Sherman

Consulting Director of Product and Design – Digital Influx

A portrait of Oliver Ree

Oliver Ree

Associate Design Director – Digitas

A portrait of Andrew Apostola

Andrew Apostola

CEO – Portable