Meeting: "The Design Gap" with Jon Deutsch

PhillyCHI is pleased to present Jon Deutsch for our September event at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Jon will share his experience on how design and design thinking bring value to businesses and organizations.

**Important registration and attendance info**

  • Registration is required, and should be made in advance. The Bank’s Law Enforcement officers will not admit any PhillyCHI members or attendees not listed on the registration sheet. Register Here:
  • Visitors should enter the building at the 7th street entrance.
  • We need to close registration 36 or 48 hours in advance so we can make sure the Fed actually has the list 24 hours prior.
  • Attendees need to go through a brief security screening/scanner (similar to an airport scanner).
  • Please have identification ready to show security.
  • The doors will open at 5:30 to accommodate security.

Date: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
Time: 5:30PM – 8:00PM (Social time from 5:30-6:30PM)
Location: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Address: 10 Independence Mall (7th & Arch St)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 574-6000
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Registration is Required:

About the Presentation

“The Design Gap” — Why Design Matters and Why it Should be Used to Solve More Problems with Jon Deutsch
Design is one of the most underutilized disciplines in business, yet it is one of the most effective ways to create a differentiation in most any aspect of an organization. This presentation will discuss the multiple facets of design, look at case studies where design-centric thinking enabled breakthrough solutions, and offer models for using design in more areas of business.

About Jon Deutsch

Principal & Senior Strategist, Capital D Design

As Principal and Chief Strategist of Capital D Design, Jonathan Deutsch is responsible for the foundational principles that enable CapD’s design-centric approach to innovation, problem solving and user experience. He applies this thinking to problems ranging from brand & messaging to usability & technology, to organizations & leadership.

Jonathan began his career in information technologies, and quickly transitioned into information system design & planning, interactive/web program management, and eventually global interactive strategy and brand communications & design.

Jonathan has a bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Delaware, and a Masters of Science in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. It was through his master’s program at Penn where Jonathan developed and honed the concept of Capital D Design, and developed the “Design Gap” methodology.

Jonathan is also certified in Global Studies and Leadership Management by the University of Pennsylvania.

About our Sponsor

The Federal Reserve of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government.

One of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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