October 25, 2018 | IoT Designers: Andrea Trasatti meets Leandro Agrò

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Register here In his presentation, starting from the Italian Design heritage, Leandro Agrò will lead to an open discussion about the artifacts we would like to bring to our future.

An awarded IxD/UX Director, Leandro Agró is the Digital Design Director of Design Group Italia, and a IoT pioneer and patents contributor with 20+ years of design and team leadership. He served brands like Warner Bros, Unicef, Orange, Generali, Jansenn, Symantech, Eni, 3M, PepsiCo. In his path, Leandro has collected 2 WebAwards, 2 TechGarage prize, 2 ADI index mentions and other accomplishments, including an early award at the Apple Design Project.

He is the founder and co-author of Frontiers of Interactions, a leading Interaction Design Conference, where design and technology gurus from all over the planet meets. Past speaker list includes the inventor of TED conference Richard Saul Wurman, the founder of Activision David Crane, the godfather of the Internet of Things Bruce Sterling, the theorist of the New Economy Kevin Kelly, the author of the Whole Earth Catalog Stewart Brand and many others top designers from Google, Yahoo, Jawbone, Twitter, etc.

He is also shareholder at SrLabs (world class technology in the Eye Tracking field), JoinPad (leader in the augmented reality technology, including high professional AR Glasses) and TOK.tv (the leading sport dedicated social platform, serving more than 20MM users and 3 of the top 4 soccer club worldwide).

Leandro is the author of Internet of Humans (Egea) and contributed to seven other books. As a speaker he talked at Disruptive Week (2015), Richmond IT Director Forum (2013), TED MED live (2012), TEDx (2011), CSR4 Research Center (2010), World Usability Day (2009), UXCON (2009, 2011), Internet Evolution (2009), Birds of a Feather at ETech (2008), World Business Forum (2007), BayCHI (2007).

He has been featured in several magazines, newspapers and TV shows, including WIRED, Mashable, Reuters, The New York Times, CNN, Creative Communication, Glamour and all main Italian newspaper and TV.

SOURCE: IIC San Francisco

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