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MEET THE d-school TEAM

disruptors

 

THE d-school STEERING COMMITTEE

navigators

THE d-school COACHES

guides

Some of the creative minds who will be assisting and coaching you!

 

d-school GRADUATES

gamechangers

Lauren Brooks
SOUTH AFRICA

MSC, CIVIL ENGINEERING,
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Gwamaka Mwalemba
TANZANIA

PHD, INFORMATION
SYSTEMS, FACULTY OF
COMMERCE
Matthew Westaway
SOUTH AFRICA

MSC, GEOMATICS,
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Nicholas Tam
SOUTH AFRICA

POSTDOC, SPORTS
SCIENCE, FACULTY OF
HEALTH SCIENCES
Shuhei Kato
JAPAN

MSC, CHEMICAL,
ENVINEERING, FACULTY
OF ENGINEERING AND
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Asia Sultan
TANZANIA

MSC, PROPERTIES STUDIES,
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Mark Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA

MSC, PROJECT
MANAGEMENT, FACULTY
OF ENGINEERING AND,
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
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Richard Perez

DIRECTOR

 

My biggest passion is:

design thinking for innovation and strategic leadership.

 

 

You can ask me about:

product and systems design, how design thinking can transform organisations, and why windsurfing is the best way to imagine infinity.

 

 

Robert Kellas

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

 

My biggest passion is:

design thinking and how it can advance other business models and canvasses, especially for startups.

 

 

You can ask me about:

design thinking and Lean, innovation, teaching in Japan and how to scale Kilamanjaro on your own.

 

 

Keneilwe Munyai

PROGRAMME MANAGER

 

My biggest passion is:

design thinking and indigenous knowledge to surface sustainable local solutions.

 

 

You can ask me about:

empathy and context responsiveness in design thinking, how collective efficiencies could unleash economic development and the best places to eat and find leather products in Italy.

 

 

Rael Futerman

PROGRAMME MANAGER

 

My biggest passion is:

design thinking and how it can translate into innovation and sustainable enterprises, particularly for young people.

 

 

You can ask me about:

design thinking and democracy, innovation and social entrepreneurship, and what it’s like be married in Las Vegas by Elvis.