Executing Against All OddsThu 26 October 17
12:00 - 12:30
As leaders, we sometimes find ourselves in unexpected positions and realize that everything is not OK. When that also involves product transformation, the stakes get very high very quickly and our skills are put to the test. While the temptation might be to take a backseat and let others solve the problems, it is even more important to step up to foster trust, create a shared vision, and lead across parallel paths.
Kim will share a compelling story of digging in and achieving success when it seemed most unlikely.
About Kim Lenox
Kim Lenox joined LinkedIn in the Fall of 2014 to lead the San Francisco-based product design teams. As a Director of Product Design she is currently part of the executive design leadership team and leads LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions, Commerce and Enterprise Platform design teams, she's busy! So we're really lucky she can spare the time to come and see us at Leading Design.
Kim’s work is about creating products that matter — to business, the product landscape, the customers who use them and teams who build them. Known for fostering creativity and collaboration in the workplace, while keeping an eye on a strategic vision and business goals, Kim builds healthy, intelligent processes and relationships that result in products with a lasting influence.
Over the last 20+ years in the software R&D industry, she has led the design of product experiences for technology companies including Samsung, Palm/HP and at design consultancies including LUNAR and Adaptive Path. From 2011-2015, she served on the Board of Directors for the Interaction Design Association (IxDA).