Interactive Sessions (Open Space Innovation)
Open Space: For those feeling “adventurous” and open to discussions with peers.
Justin Coble, currently holds the role of Senior Manager of Global Design Innovation within the award winning PepsiCo design team. He leads high-level stakeholder teams in systematically breaking down complex problems to create Innovation that drives business growth. He consistently leads all functions to rethink the problem and stretch outside their boundaries.
Through his 15-year career, he has had the opportunity to be part of leading and building award-winning design organizations that bring highly successful products and strategies to some of the world's largest brands. As a design innovation leader at the PepsiCo Global Design & Innovation Center, he pushes the boundaries of what design can deliver in a complex organization.
Coble's work has led to many successful products and business strategies in the cosmetic, industrial products, food design, consulting, CPG industries—designing everything from chocolate molds to sandblasters.
Coble holds multiple patents, is a member of the Core77.com moderator team, guest lecturer and a regular speaker at industry conferences
Christian is an experienced design leader, manager and deeply creative hands-on doer. He has worked for more than 12 years in world class corporate and design consultancies around the globe, including Airbus Group, LG Electronics and Smart Design. He has been with the PepsiCo Global Design Team for the last 3 years, focusing on Equipment Innovation. His background is Industrial Design, and he collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to successfully deliver design vision & objectives for both internal stakeholders as well as external clients.
He's highly passionate about creating meaningful product experiences, based on real consumer desires, business needs, and technological feasibility. He's a complex problem solver with deep technical understanding throughout an iterative and collaborative design process, from early design research, opportunity identification & strategy, to concept development and design implementation.