Speaker

Tania Aldous

 



ABSTRACT:

From Strategy to Reality:
Winning the Hearts and Minds of Consumers

Organizations need to adapt to thrive in new cultural, economic and environmental landscapes. Superior organizations that win with the hearts and minds of consumers have unique senses and systems that evolve with these changing landscapes. The Design Eco-system examines and unites singular elements such as design thinking and relationship management to bring strategy to reality. Whirlpool Corporation is evolving its eco-system on these principles to inspire, build, motivate and deliver as the No. 1 appliance manufacturer globally.

BIO:


Tania Aldous is currently US Design Director at Whirlpool Corporation and leads a multi-disciplinary Global Consumer Design team for the worldís leading manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, she has applied a global perspective to a diversity of leading brands throughout her career including KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Jennair, Maytag, Swatch, Mars Confectionery and the Sydney Olympics as a designer and design leader. She has been a speaker at regional and international conferences with a focus on linking brand design and business results. Tania has 20+ design patents, and is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America. She holds two degrees from Monash University, Australia, Bach. of Technology (Design), and Bach. of Technology (Industrial Design Honors) and is passionate about using design and design thinking as a core business tool.

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