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Episode #17: Ed Roberts on What In-House Design Managers Need to Know
Get a behind the scenes peek at HOW Design Live’s In-House Management Program in this interview with Ed Roberts and Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and Partner for HOW Design Live’s new Creative Entrepreneur program. As the Creative Lead of an in-house design team, Ed knows first hand the challenges in-house managers face. Listen in as co-program planning partner Ed Roberts discusses the slate of In-house Management speakers who will provide practical and inspirational learning on professional development topics to develop the business, communication, creative and leadership skills that will have in-house design teams producing their best work ever.
About Ed Roberts:
A native southerner and graduate of the College of Design at North Carolina State University, Ed Roberts is a writer, speaker and award-winning creative lead at ElectriCities. He has worked on both the client and agency sides of the business for more than 20 years. He is a leading expert on constructing high-performing corporate teams and managing the growth of in-house departments has become Ed’s professional passion. Ed enjoys exploring design, creativity and business strategy. He writes extensively about these topics as they relate to in-house management for HOW magazine, HOW’s In-house Designer Blog and The Creative Group Blog. Ed judged HOW’s 2015 In-house Design Awards, serves on the IHAF Board of Directors, is a programming partner for the HOW Interactive Design Conference series, and recently developed the In-house Management Certification program for HOWU. Ed accepted the Mosaic Award from the American Advertising Federation for best multiethnic student program for an internship program developed for diverse high school students. Follow him on Twitter at @InHouseObs.