is an executive who brings an organisation’s deepest purpose to life by weaving technology and strategy together through brilliant design.
He is currently Chief Design Officer at Lloyds Banking Group, leading a multi-disciplinary human-centered team with the singular goal of helping Britain prosper through empathetic and courageous design.
He was Head of Design at Walmart (the Fortune 1), started Project ARA at Google, designed the original Surface at Microsoft, led design research globally at Motorola, and was the first VP of Design at Capital One.
Most importantly, Dan knows seven versions of the running man.
Bringing simplicity and empathy to banking through Design.
role Chief Design Officer
company Lloyds Banking Group
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Transforming expectations of the world's largest company through a bold redesign of walmart.com.
role Vice President of Design
released May 2018
more about Walmart.com
Any creature can consume, but it is only human to create.
role founder & design director
The Ara Team
Meet the amazing team behind Project Ara.
You won't believe how Project Ara started. It may have involved a food truck, 18 design students, & 4K ft of velcro.
The first phone that really listens.
role Head of Design Research
more Touchless Control
For 30 years, we've learned the language of computers.It's time for computers to learn the language of people.
role Interaction Design Manager
more Surface Announcement
The most beautiful computer ever created.
role Interaction Design Lead (joint project with Dell)
more National Design Award
This is how I approach design, and why I have a jar of Play Doh on my head.
Feel free to connect with me anytime on my US mobile (+1.650.772.0504), UK mobile (+44(0)7506.577069) Twitter (@mak0ski), email (firstname.lastname@example.org), smoke signal, or the little web form below :).
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