7min Product Master Series

Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi

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Vanissa Wanick, Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design 📚 University of Southampton, UK
May 3 2023
Vanissa Wanick, Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design 📚 University of Southampton, UK
Vanissa Wanick is a Design Researcher, UX Designer & Educator. Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Vanissa has more than 10 years of international experience in digital design and user experience design, working as a designer for several companies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Vanissa has also published more than 20 papers in the area of games design, gamification, user interface design, brand experience, VR/AR/XR, cross-cultural design and engagement.Mentions:Design for a Better World: Meaningful, Sustainable, Humanity Centered - Book by Don Norman: https://amzn.eu/d/ej0lqJVDesignerly ways of knowing - Book by Nigel Cross: https://oro.open.ac.uk/39253/8/designerly%20ways%20of%20knowing%20ds.pdf (The Open University)Where to find Vanissa:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanissawanick/Twitter: https://twitter.com/vanissaRead her upcoming book: Reinventing Fashion Retailing: Digitalising, Gamifying, Entrepreneuring:  https://link.springer.com/book/9783031111846Support the showWhere to find the show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/7minProdSeries LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/7minProdSeries Email: 7minprodseries@gmail.com Tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8 Where to find Lewis: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ngeshlew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew If you like the show ❤️, please be sure to tell a Product person and subscribe to us on Spotify, Apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. Don’t forget to leave us a rating ⭐️ or comment because it helps to other people to discover our show 🙌🏾 Thanks for listening!
Pierluigi Rufo, Design Lead 🎨 Snapp Mobile Germany
Apr 19 2023
Pierluigi Rufo, Design Lead 🎨 Snapp Mobile Germany
Pier is a digital product designer who loves to push great ideas to life through a human-centered approach. He has shaped digital products across different industries such as entertainment, banking and mobility. He’s currently tackling new challenges as Design Lead at Snapp Mobile.Mentions:Eisenhower Matrix: https://www.eisenhower.me/eisenhower-matrix/Quadrant 1: DoQuadrant 2: ScheduleQuadrant 3: DelegateQuadrant 4: DeleteTalks and blogs on the learns from building the app for storing pictures (Shutter Points) that was sunsetted:https://pierluigirufo.com/project/shutter-pointshttps://medium.com/snapp-mobile/meaningful-motion-design-and-how-to-implement-it-631dacd01395https://medium.com/snapp-mobile/design-for-the-dark-theme-9a2185bbb1d5Where to find Pier:Twitter: https://twitter.com/pierluigirufoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pierluigi-rufo-04299040/Mastodon: http://%40Pier@snapp.social/Snapp Mobile Germany: https://www.snappmobile.io/Support the showWhere to find the show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/7minProdSeries LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/7minProdSeries Email: 7minprodseries@gmail.com Tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8 Where to find Lewis: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ngeshlew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew If you like the show ❤️, please be sure to tell a Product person and subscribe to us on Spotify, Apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. Don’t forget to leave us a rating ⭐️ or comment because it helps to other people to discover our show 🙌🏾 Thanks for listening!
Lemuel D. Abishua, Product Manager 👥 The Room
Apr 12 2023
Lemuel D. Abishua, Product Manager 👥 The Room
Lemuel is a Product Manager at The Room, a social impact startup in Africa. Legal background & experience in leading African law firms. Transitioned to startup ecosystem: Sales, BD, Research & APM. Currently leading product discovery for new onboarding, activation & community engagement experiences. Plus, co-organizer of Africa Product Peers. Mentions:The 70-20-10 Learning Model:70% of learning happens through doing the job20% of learning happens through peer learningand 10% of learning happens via classroom environment.Dovetail: Repository platform for insights https://dovetail.com Four tenets to leadership from the African Leadership Group (AL Group):Self leadershipPeople leadershipStrategic leadership and Commercial leadershipWhere to find Lemuel:Linkedin: https://www.linkedIn.com/in/lemuelabishua Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lemuelabishuaWebsite: lemuelabishua.comIG: Africa Product PeersSupport the showWhere to find the show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/7minProdSeries LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/7minProdSeries Email: 7minprodseries@gmail.com Tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8 Where to find Lewis: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ngeshlew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew If you like the show ❤️, please be sure to tell a Product person and subscribe to us on Spotify, Apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. Don’t forget to leave us a rating ⭐️ or comment because it helps to other people to discover our show 🙌🏾 Thanks for listening!
Monica Scott, Experience Design Manager 🏥 ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
Mar 8 2023
Monica Scott, Experience Design Manager 🏥 ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
Monica currently works as an Experience Design Manager at the ICRC, where she manages a team of UX Designers as well as the UX Design practice at the organization. Whether it's hosting design meetups, sharing design jobs online or writing about changes in the industry - anything that connects designers with one another gets her excited.Mentions:"Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems" - Scott Galloway. From The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning book by Scott Galloway:  https://profgmedia.com/book/the-algebra-of-happiness/A User Manual for Me:https://cassierobinson.medium.com/a-user-manual-for-me-d3a851fbc694Where to find Monica:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/monicarayscott/Medium: https://medium.com/@monicarayscottSupport the showWhere to find the show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/7minProdSeries LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/7minProdSeries Email: 7minprodseries@gmail.com Tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8 Where to find Lewis: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ngeshlew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew If you like the show ❤️, please be sure to tell a Product person and subscribe to us on Spotify, Apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. Don’t forget to leave us a rating ⭐️ or comment because it helps to other people to discover our show 🙌🏾 Thanks for listening!
Rebecca Blakiston, Senior UX Researcher 🏛️ Ad Hoc
Feb 22 2023
Rebecca Blakiston, Senior UX Researcher 🏛️ Ad Hoc
Rebecca Blakiston is a Senior UX Researcher at Ad Hoc, a company that improves government services. Previously, she was a UX Strategist and Librarian at the University of Arizona. She has a decade of experience advocating for data-informed, empathy-driven decisions.Mentions:'Seven Second Pause of Silence' sometimes called the 'Seven Second Rule': https://www.edutopia.org/article/extending-silence/https://realsocialskills.org/2015/02/19/7-second-rule/https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/seven-second-rule-michael-landers/  The Four Tendencies book by Gretchen Rubin: https://gretchenrubin.com/books/the-four-tendencies/The "Obliger" Tendency from The Four Tendencies book: https://gretchenrubin.com/quiz/the-four-tendencies-quiz/obliger/Where to find Rebecca:Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlakistonRLinkTree: https://linktr.ee/uxrebeccaLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steadfastlibrarian/Support the showWhere to find the show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/7minProdSeries LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/7minProdSeries Email: 7minprodseries@gmail.com Tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8 Where to find Lewis: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ngeshlew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew If you like the show ❤️, please be sure to tell a Product person and subscribe to us on Spotify, Apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. Don’t forget to leave us a rating ⭐️ or comment because it helps to other people to discover our show 🙌🏾 Thanks for listening!