SydDT #88: Meetup @ SXSW Sydney

SydDT #88: Meetup @ SXSW Sydney

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 @ 2:30pm. JMC Academy – Harris St Campus, Ultimo

We’re stoked SydDT is part of the SXSW Sydney 2023 program. Come join us for some fun conversations with interesting people in and around the design community. You need to be a SXSW Sydney badge holder to attend this event.

This will be a casual and interactive meetup for anyone interested in design thinking. Together we’ll explore some common questions like:

  • What is design thinking anyway?
  • Why would I use it, what are the benefits?
  • How can I use it in my organisation and life?


Ben Pecotich

Design & Innovation Director/Founder at Dynamic4
Ben is a designer, coach, and the founder of Dynamic4 – a social enterprise and B Corp focused on design and innovation for happier communities. He plays at the place where design, regenerative innovation, and wellbeing meet… and spends his time coaching leaders to solve problems that matter in more empathic and innovative ways to create great outcomes for people and our planet while being financially successful and increasing their wellbeing.

Since starting in financial services in 1993, he’s been focused on taking a human-centred approach to designing and leading strategic change in Australia, NZ, the UK, and Europe. He co-founded his first startup in 1994, and has been working on startups and social enterprises ever since.

Ben’s also the author of Solve Problems That Matter: Design, Build & Launch Your Social Enterprise Idea, co-founder of the Sydney Design Thinking meetup, and was a founding board member of the Social Enterprise Council of NSW & ACT (SECNA).

Sydney Design Thinking

SydDT is a diverse community of 8,500+ members. We meet monthly to explore the world of design thinking as a human-centred design approach to innovation and solving complex problems – to help create positive outcomes for people, our planet, and business. We’re one of the top 3 design thinking meetups globally.

SydDT is all about helping build a connected community of people from a diverse range of design and business practices, industries, contexts, and roles… to learn and share. To get exposed to what others are doing and be inspired. New members are welcome!