Shawn Johnson is the Group Vice President Design & Product for Discovery Communications. He is an Emmy® Award winning Executive, Speaker, Innovator, Entrepreneur & Futurist.
Shawn is responsible for Product, Design, User Experience and Brand Creative. He sets the Product Vision and Go-to-Market Strategies through Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design strategies for all TV and Direct to Consumer products, platforms, services and experiences.
He combines an award-winning product portfolio with strategy, technology and business acumen. Shawn is a proven global leader who builds synergies between cross functional teams through Design Leadership. His teams deliver engaging user journeys that create positive, memorable & lasting consumer relationships within evolving product and technology ecosystems.
Over the past two decades, Shawn has remained at the forefront of innovation – building, leading and cultivating teams globally. An entrepreneur and founder of several successful west coast agencies, Shawn has had the pleasure to with a broad range of clients including, Nike, Unilever, Sony, Budweiser, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Coca-Cola, Nissan, and Walt Disney Imagineering.
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.