Megan Wimmer

Senior Design Thinking Leader GE Healthcare

Why Megan?

Megan Wimmer is a Senior Design Thinking Lead at GE Healthcare, where she is part of a global team responsible for crafting and facilitating design thinking workshops focused on product, service, and business strategy innovation. Each day, Megan strives to enable breakthrough solutions rooted in empathy by guiding teams to look at problems differently and use the most basic tools and their imaginations to investigate, uncover, and explore solutions they never thought possible. In a few short years, Megan and team have progressed design thinking from a relative unknown within GE Healthcare to a recognized career path and skill set valued throughout the broader General Electric corporation. Prior to her current role, Megan spent 5+ years designing Computed Tomography (CT) scanners. She graduated from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering & Design and secondary field of Rehabilitation Engineering.

Workshop Day: Wednesday, September 9

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

9:00 AM 201: Intermediate Design Thinkers

This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to the design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case You’ve started this journey—but are you effective at executing? This boot camp will deep dive into skills necessary to deliver effective workshops and sprints as a facilitator.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Megan.

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