As VP of Organizational Design & Training at Mad*Pow, Adam helps create positive change by addressing the relationships that people have with one another to foster more collaborative, creative and customer-centric organizations.
Adam and his team look closely at company culture and all of the ways that it gets expressed and reinforced. They explore how beliefs, behaviors and perceptions influence things like roles, structure, processes, and tools that organizations use every day. They then work collaboratively with teams to identify meaningful changes that teams can make to improve their capacity to work together creatively.
His work at Mad*Pow and extensive background in experience design, computer science, illustration, and film has taught him the value of delivering and receiving constructive feedback in the design process and the role it plays in effective collaboration. He has coached and trained teams across the world and from industry leading organizations such as Google, Disney, Fidelity, and Aetna.
In 2015 he and co-author Aaron Irizarry released "Discussing Design: Improving Communication & Collaboration Through Critique" with O’Reilly Publishing. His thoughts on collaboration and design can be found at adamconnor.com and discussingdesign.com.
World IA Day Boston 2017 Kick-Off Party
On February 17th, join us in kicking off World IA Day Boston 2017 at GA. Don't miss a talk from special guest Adam Connor, VP of Organizational Design & Training at Mad*Pow.
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