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Design Leadership mentoring by Ian Muir

Ian provides Mentoring in Design Leadership to teams and individuals.

One of Australia’s leading Design Authorities, Ian helped pioneer Human Centred Design in Australia and founded, grew and led one of the largest, award winning Design practices in Australia.


A Mechanical Engineer with a background in Industrial Automation, robotics and creative problem solving, he is now a sought-after Educator, Keynote Presenter, and Design Judge. Ian Mentors Business, Government, Not-for-profits and Academic Institutions. He is also passionate about Startups and was previously a Non-Executive Board Director at the leading Startup space Fishburners and has been a Mentor to startups there for six years. 

Recent studies in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence inspired Ian’s interest in Design ethics, particularly in Design Leadership. Technological impact on the way the world works, drives an imperative to create better Designed outcomes through products and services, and also create better Designed organisations and organisational cultures.

Ian is a Professor by Practice in the Faculty of Design Architecture and Building (DAB) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). He is also a practicing Consultant and Mentor at idm design labs.

10x 1 hour sessions are $8000

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