About OUR HOSTS

We are a collective voice on human-centered design.

Our hosts have backgrounds in UX, Service Design, Anthropology, Ethnography, Design Research and Product Management.

The world needs better designed physical and digital products, better-designed services, and better systems connecting all of these - fast.

Meet the voices of human-centered design

We believe our hosts are very special people, and love the perspectives on their respective disciplines.

Feel free to get in touch with any of them on their social media channels.

Adrienne Tan

Adrienne Tan is host of ProdPod - Managing Products and Services.

Adrienne is Founder and CEO of Brainmates, one of APAC's leading product management consultancies.

Adrienne is also the the Founder of Leading the Product conference series, and is based in Sydney, Australia.

Melanie Rayment

Melanie is the host of Moments of Change.

Melanie is a strategist, social designer, researcher and human-centred design specialist, Melanie is passionate about using design-led innovation to tackle social change.

Melanie is based in Sydney, Australia.

Gerry Scullion

Gerry is the host of Bringing Design Closer and Getting Started in Design podcasts.

Gerry is a service designer with extensive background in design research and strategy. He is deeply passionate about designs application in working with vulnerable groups.

Gerry is based in Dublin, Ireland. Up until 2018, he was based in Sydney, Australia and relocated back to Ireland after 13-years.

Gerry McGovern

Gerry is host of the World Wide Waste podcast, named after Gerry's book with the same name.

Gerry is an internationally recognised voice on CX and a huge advocate for improving how organisations create, deliver and manage content. His method Top Tasks, has been used by many of the world's leading organisations.

Gerry is based in Ireland.

Jay Hasbrouck

Jay is the host of Ethnopod - People and Culture podcast.

Jay is an internationally recognised thought-leader and voice on ethnography and author of 'Ethnographic Thinking: From Method to Mindset'.

Jay is based in Seattle, US.

Vimla Appadoo

Vimla Appadoo is the host of The Culture Cast.

Vimla is a service designer and Chief Culture Officer at Honey Badger.

Vimla is based in Manchester, UK.

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