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Keynotes on Design and Strategy

Peopledesign leaders Kevin Budelmann and Yang Kim are often asked to speak about design, innovation, and branding.

Recent and upcoming events:
Customers Transform Your Tomorrow PDMA National Conference, Orlando, FL
Flow with Yang Kim CreativeMornings, Grand Rapids, MI
Brands are Bigger Than They Appear RGD Webinar
Finding the Right Clients for Your Firm SEGD Business & Leadership, Chicago, IL
Who Owns the Customer? INDEAL/WPF Conference, Tampa, FL
Education in the Knowledge Era UCDA Design Conference, Grand Rapids, MI
Future of Work IIT Institute of Design, Chicago, IL
Running a Design Business AIGA Design Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Education in the Knowledge Era RGD Design Thinkers, Toronto, ON
Collaboration by Design TEDxMacatawa, Holland, MI
Managing the 21st Century Organization Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI
SEGD Business Summit Denver, CO
Appleton Design Council Kohler, WI

Sample topics:
Design Thinking
Design-led Innovation
Culture and Change
Strategic Branding
Customer/User Experience
Graphic Design

Kevin at the AIGA National Conference
About Yang Kim
Kevin Budelmann
Kevin Budelmann
President, Co-owner

Kevin Budelmann is interested in design theory and practice in the context of business, technology, and society. He holds BA in design from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Design Methods from IIT Institute of Design. Kevin is frequent speaker at industry events and universities, serves as a Director for IxDA and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University.

Yang Kim
Yang Kim
Creative Director, Co-owner

Yang Kim is an AAF Silver Medal Award recipient, an AIGA Fellow, and was voted as one of the "50 Most Influential Designers Working Today" in a Graphic Design: USA reader survey. With a long list of design awards and publications to her name, Kim has made a mark on contemporary graphic design, now serving as lecturer and judge to the world’s most prestigious graphic arts organizations and schools.

Here are a few of the organizations that have asked us to speak, teach, judge competitions, serve on boards, and conduct workshops.

AIGA Professional Association for Design

American Marketing Association
Aquinas College
ADC Metro Washington
Ferris State University
Grand Valley State University
IIT Institute of Design
IxDA Interaction Design Association
Metropolis Magazine
Mexican National Design Conference
Michigan Bankers Association
Northwestern University
PDMA Product Development and Management Association
PRSA Counselors Academy
RGD Canada
SEGD Business Summit
University of Michigan

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