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Simon Doggett

Head of Product Design, Farfetch
Simon Doggett


Scale, Fail, or Bail

Wed 25 October 17
14:20 - 14:40

How does your role make a team successful – professionally, personally, and for your company?

Few design leadership jobs are alike, but all require confident, thoughtful management. Simon dives into which questions to ask before accepting the job, when it’s OK to fail and when it’s not, and how you know if it’s time to go as you negotiate the challenges of rapidly scaling a product design team in evolving businesses.

About Simon Doggett

Simon Doggett has twelve years of experience in UX and product design and specialises in stabilising and scaling up high performing teams for growing start-ups and large companies. His love of cooking, food and men’s fashion have neatly coincided with leading teams at Net-a-Porter, Marks & Spencer, and now FarFetch. He lives in east London with his wife and sons. You can find him on Twitter below or talk burgers with him at @burgeranarchy.

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