Episode 8 – Almighty’s Ian Fitzpatrick’s Take on Design Strategy and Technology

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Episode #8: Ian Fitzpatrick on “Design Strategy, Technology and Design, and the First Real-Time Facebook-Connected Digital High School Track Meet.”

In this special HIDC episode of the HOW Design Live Podcast, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and Partner for HOW Design Live’s new Creative Entrepreneur program, talks with Founding Partner of Almighty Ian Fitzpatrick about strategy, technology, GoPros and restaurant work. They also discuss his highly anticipated presentation, The Secrets of Real-Time, Data-Driven Design, at the HOW Interactive Design Conference in Chicago, Oct. 5-6, 2015.

Learn how Almighty worked with their client, New Balance, to design the first real-time digital high school track meet and made it a completely Facebook-connected experience. And don’t forget to use promo code “BENUN15” for $50 off the registration for any HIDC conference through Nov 7.

About Ian Fitzpatrick:

FitzpatrickIanPhotoIan Fitzpatrick is a founding partner at Almighty, where he leads a research and strategy practice charged with developing insights into the behaviors and needs of the people who use the products and services they build. Previously, Ian had led design and development efforts at Mattel and Euro RSCG for clients like American Legacy/Truth, Verizon, Campbell Soup Co. and Diageo. Ian works across the spectrum of Almighty’s clients, from New Balance’s global rollout to shaping the guiding principles behind L.L.Bean’s customer experience, and serves as a mentor at TechStars and an advisor at the Harvard Innovation Lab.



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