Founder & Podcast Host (Dublin)
Gerry Scullion is a service design consultant with 16-years professional experience. He has held design leadership positions at Myspace.com, IGN, Cochlear, MYOB, EY Seren and CBA among others. He is Principal at Humana Design.
He’s spoken at UX Australia, UX Scotland, Vivid Sydney, Product Camp Dublin, General Assembly, Product Tank, Service Design Days, XXUX, Product Talks and many more. He’s a long-serving volunteer mentor for iXDA and is a Fellow and former NSW Convenor for theRSA.org.
Most recently he contributed to the service design book ‘This is Service Design Doing‘ (O’Reilly Media, 2017) on chapters relating to ‘Embedding service design into organisations’ and ‘Effective prototyping for businesses’.
His interests lie heavily in using design methods to improve social outcomes and empowering people to create human-centric products and services. He lives and breathes design, is an ex-singer songwriter, amateur barista, football fanatic, and tech gadget geek.
Podcast Host (New York)
Chirryl-Lee Ryan is a transdisciplinary design practitioner, coach and leader with a focus on human-centered, experience-led design.
By merging design disciplines to produce radical approaches and innovative outcomes, she has helped everyone from hungry startups to global giants evolve through design.
Her vision is that everyone can liver better lives through design, and her mission is to arm as many people as she can with the skills, tools and confidence they need to create the change they want to see in the world.
Podcast Host (Sydney)
Adrienne has more than 20 years building and managing Products, starting her career developing Australia’s Internet network. She is a global thought leader in the world of product management. She co-founded Brainmates, a product management practice supporting Product teams in
She co-founded Brainmates, a product management practice supporting Product teams in startup companies like AirTasker to global organisations such as Lendlease.
She co-founded Leading the Product conference, Australia’s largest and most established product focussed conference. Adrienne is passionate about enabling organisations to deliver value for their customers.
Dr. John Curran
Podcast Host (London)
John is a business anthropologist and executive coach. He specialises in understanding culture & human behaviour in order to improve the creativity and productivity of organisations and how they connect to their consumers, clients and market trends. Key to the work he does is bridging the culture of organisations with the culture of their consumers.
Mark is a designer specialising in user experience and product design.
He works closely with Adrienne Tan on the production and hosting of ProdPod and was involved with the early production for the overall set up of This is HCD.
Based in Sydney, he is the co-founder of the experience start-up loqules.com and has recently helped brands like RØDE, William Hill and Telstra transform their digital offerings.
Podcast Producer (New York City)
Originally from Melbourne and based in New York City, Joel is a Guitarist, Musician and Producer.
Joel was previously part of the Academy Xi Melbourne team, and along with writing and playing music, he is interested in creating sound-based immersive experiences.
This is HCD – Medium – Channel Manager (Sydney)
Georgia is a HCD practitioner working at the intersection of service design and content strategy with 10 years experience specialising in media. She has designed news, educational, entertainment and lifestyle products and services to help organisations including the BBC, Virgin Media and Australian Broadcasting Corporation re-frame their customer experience and ways of working.
She currently works at ABC and is studying a Masters in strategic design. Her work and research focusses on how to drive digital media transformation by re-designing the employee experience and back of house editorial processes. She enjoys helping new Designers find their feet as a mentor and guest teacher.