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Silicon Valley Design Thinking - Innovate in Practice

How to find solution out of the box?"

At the event we will tell you about our club and launch the Dubai chapter of SVDT.Club.

We will provide an overview of the design thinking methodology with a particular focus on ideation phase.

You will learn how to:

Frame the challenge and classify it

Arrange the brainstorming process to get to the new ideas,

And have fun :)


November 28th, 2019 18:30 GST @ AstroLabs, Dubai


Julia Samoylenko


Director, Strategic Partnerships

Julia is a driven digital transformation leader and strategic business partner with experience in Life Sciences and Automotive, who lived and worked in Europe and the US, and spent significant time in the Middle East and Asia. She is specialized in digital transformation, supply chain, and channel partner management, program and product management. At SVDT. Club, she is in charge of building out the growth strategy through partnerships and the launch of regional chapters of SVDT. Club. She is passionate about design thinking methodology and continuedly using it at her daily job.


Pavel Azaletskiy



Pavel has worked in digital industry for more than 15 years, and for the last 4 years he consults companies in the area of digital product delivery and its capability design. Pavel is using design thinking methods as a tool to frame the conversation, come up with new solutions, and align thoughts among people. 

Pavel is passioned about innovations, technological disruption and learning;  



  • What SVDT.Club is about and what we do

  • How to frame the challenge and how to tackle it with the team

  • Learn how to use several ideation methods


6.30 pm: Doors open

6.45 - 7.00 pm: SVDT.Club overview

7:00 - 7:10 pm: Design Thinking Overview 

7.10 - 7:40 pm: Ideation workshop - how to

7.40– 8.00 pm: Networking

Address:  Parkside Retail Level, Cluster R, JLT - Dubai - United Arab Emirates 

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