My name is Leandro Agro' and I am an awarded IxD/UX Director, expert about IoT, patents contributor, with 15+ years of design and team leadership. I work as: Digital Product Director @Design Group Italia. Customers list includes: PepsiCo, 3M, ABB, Unilever… “Design isn't just about shapes or pixels anymore. Design is the process that shapes product behaviors, communities, companies and -in the end- builds new worlds” Side activities: FrontiersX | SrLabs | JoinPad | TOK.tv
From the original event’s website // 20 Ottobre 2017 | #UxTalk: #UX Big #Players. Alcuni dei migliori #professionisti del mondo #digitale si confrontano sulle implicazioni #professionali della disciplina e … Continue reading UX Talk: UX Big Players
Being the organiser of an event like that, is an honour. NASA | SAP | Amazon | SAS | GE | Eurotech | Generali | Vodafone | Fjord | Jibo | Arduino … Continue reading Frontiers CONF: Spare Picts 1/2
For those that needs more SPACE.
Innovation Park inauguration with GENERALI and local Authorities.
“Smart products should be empathetic to connect with people that will use them.” Leandro Agro @SMART DESIGN Politecnico di Milano – Facoltà del Design course, exploring product and digital design (aka Internet … Continue reading IoT Lecture @SMART DESIGN
We can’t say why we were there, but certainly we spot a lot of robots.
During last months I co-designed a “Innovation Pipeline” that brings both consultancy and design competence, mixed in a very pragmatical way. This methodology, conceived together with Alessandro Braga (Ambrosetti) and … Continue reading MA.DE. (when Consultancy meet Design)
User Interaction absolute Innovators and… the moka. :) SaveSave
The “Monday Breakfast” is a new great tradition running since early 2017 @DGI Milan Headquarter. This specific meeting was held my the Digital Team, showcasing trends and recent projects.
Friendship: The Lego-Genius in beige and the ux-poet wearing spongebob.
This is the perfect moment to reaffirm the value of SCIENCE in our society. For this reason I was proud and happy to be part of the GALILEO SCIENCE FESTIVAL … Continue reading Internet of Humans, Sold-out event @Galileo Science Festival
Design Thinking is living a golden age as “new” buzzword. What is OLD for the design industry, recently become the “cutting edge” approach to innovation, for the business consultancy world. … Continue reading Design Thinking Observatory: first date.
Frontiers Conference is designed to provide a unique experiential platform to learn, exchange and get inspired on the topics of digital disruption and technologies in design, health, AI, robotics, … Continue reading Frontiers Conference | Short Movie
Industry 4.0 is bringing disruption to many companies, impacting how customers are engaged, how technologies are employed and how value is created. The design thinking methodology aims to guide companies … Continue reading Fog Computing on Steroids
TOK.tv launched the official Real Madrid app in China (this one, fully managed and monetized by us) with a great event in Beijing. A picture with fabrizio Capobianco (TOK.tv CEO) … Continue reading China Wave: TOK.tv & RealMadrid
CONNETTE PASSIONI, COLTIVA TALENTI. INCUBATORE DI IMPRESE E COWORKING A MESSINA http://innesta.co
Design Group Italia NYC moved to Galvanize, co-working & event space. Address: 315 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013, USA
I really don’t know if this explanation is true. Douglas, said that is easier of that:”It was a joke”. Btw. I still love the idea that 42 means “anything you … Continue reading About 42
As Design Group Italia, we participated to a fantastic hackathon in Venezia. Our role, was to inspire the participants with our talk and our projects: MEG: Our internal experiment on micro-growing … Continue reading Just an usual day in Venezia
Progettare sulle reali esigenze e i comportamenti di ognuno di noi non è un compito riservato ai designer, ma la sfida che ogni amministratore delegato, imprenditore e manager oggi deve … Continue reading Internet of Humans | my first solo book
This presentation was conceived to inspire teams working in a hackathon (in Venezia). The main focus of the speech was about physical objects and their power in building trust, identities, … Continue reading About the objects…
Together with the mobile guru Giuseppe Taibi, yesterday we saw GITA -the new Piaggio’s robot- live at the premiere in Boston, MA. It was a great pleasure to meet my friend Jeffrey … Continue reading Forget Autonomous drive, welcome to… granular mobility! :)
Steve Jobs’s biological father, Abdulfattah “John” Jandali (b. 1931), was born into a Muslim household and grew up in Homs, Syria. He pursued a PhD at the University of Wisconsin.Joanne … Continue reading Her father was a tyrant
I just finished my first solo book, titled INTERNET of HUMANS. It will be published in Italian by Egea Editore, in collaboration with TAG Innovation School. Stay Tuned. other books … Continue reading My first solo book…
INTERNI, the famous design magazine, for Christmas is taking care of #IoT. #designgroupitalia has a two pages interview. I sent also a picture of mine, but probably I am not … Continue reading INTERNI & The IoT
AdamCarpet LIVE. Korinami, Frontiers Conference Sound Designer, on stage.
Dec 2016: Thanks to Emanuela Zaccone’s kind invitation, I contributed to this book about DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP. My short article is titled: “Future by Design: When the failure anticipate the Future” … Continue reading “Future by Design: When the failure anticipate the Future”
Exponential Design / SU @PoliFactory http://www.slideshare.net/leeander/exponential-design?qid=da1ab8d5-624a-4350-a32c-7bd6a4d7d7de&v=&b=&from_search=1
https://www.eventbrite.it/e/biglietti-1-ux-talk-ux-design-come-professione-29376828886?utm_term=eventurl_text# Gli UX Talk continuano: per tutti gli aggiornamenti sui prossimi appuntamenti in programma: polidesign.net/uxd facebook.com/uxdpolidesign
MIxD @H-Farm: Quietly reinventing Interaction Design, with: Philip Tabor, Matt Cottam, Erika Rossi, Chris Downs, Miguel Cabanzo, Lavrans Løvlie,Heather Martin, Fabio Sergio, Remy Bourganel, Susanne Stage, Michal Rinott, Allan Chochinov, Damiano Gui, Jan-Christoph Zoels, Durrell Bishop, Anne Pascual, Luca De Rosso, Reto Wettach.
@GENERALI, talking about design & technology. About 1000 people there! Scaring. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
As a Designer pretty expert about mobile and IoT, I wad invited (again) to talk about Connected Cars. Autonomous (or semi) Cars will define a distraction into the Automotive sector. … Continue reading Talk @Connected Automobiles
http://innovationschool.talentgarden.org/maestri/ Talent Garden Innovation School / Professor’s Page “I Maestri”
Friend, Fog, AR (Dune addicted) and Nature. What else? oh, Yes… “Star Trek is inevitable”. Kevin Kelly, wrote it in my copy of his book.
MILANO DESIGN WEEK 2016 http://www.designgroupitalia.com/en/news/2016/04/13/guide-to-milan-design-week-2016/56/
FOG COMPUTING is here / http://www.nebbiolo.tech
TOK.tv | First Californian Retreat | Series A funding Celebration
TAG Innovation School // Master in UX // Students Challenge
First trip in Iceland. (it’s for work)
ICELAND: Spare time. :)
My first time as Speaker @IxDA / Helsinki http://www.designgroupitalia.com/en/news/2016/03/09/ixda-design-talk/48/
Californian Biz trip about Fog Computing, Robotics, Industry 4.0 Having good time with Jibo & DA friends
Lego Serious Play…
Another IoT interview / article #Digitalic
“Leonardo’s Vineyards” – Cisco Private Event
Health Brand New Product presented @CES Las Vegas
HUGE Art landscape in Sicily
Augmented Breakfast Mauro Rubin, Riccardo Giraldi, Davide -Folletto- Casali, Leeander
Speaking @bettersoftware: Connected Objects are Natural Born Storytellers
Frontiers of Interaction Conference 2015: The Decennial.
Frontiers friends: Matteo Penzo, David Orban, Cosimo Orban, Roberto Ascione, Jeff Dachis, Korinami, Joe Ferrari, Dario Violi, Roberta Profeta, Maria Giudice, Dirk Knemeyer.
I was a speaker at the event Connected Automobiles 2015, while the Design Group Italia team, won the Monza Hack (Automotive Hackathon). The award was celebratad on the Official Monza … Continue reading
Home Sweet 50T Home
Network Society + Design Thinking = Network Thinking! Slideshare featured presentation.
Workshop time: how to design mission critical map systems
First time at DGI new NYC office -and- as exhibitor MAKER FAIRE. THX MEG Project.
Another great Californian Trip. Topics: Emergency Management and the raise of Fog Computing.
SILICON VALLEY “SECRET” STORIES: Try to imagine which legendary internet company was established exactly on the very same building of this animal store… :) Thx Andrei Herasimchuk (digital design hero) … Continue reading NetScape: where the legend was born
First time as visiting professor at California College of Art, San Francisco. I spoke with the class of Natural Human-Machine Interaction, the course lead by Roberto Pieraccini.
Within the history (of computing), together with history (a godfather of videogame industry). Ladies and Gentleman, Mr David Crane: cofounder of Activision and inventor of more than 100 videogames, including … Continue reading This guy is history! #Pitfall
EVERY COMPANY IS A “TECH COMPANY” NOW Attending SolidCon / Meeting the world Guru live
Another Californian Trip
Retrieving spare parts for a new experiment…
Pyramids in italy! YES, it’s true.This incredible museum, labyrinth and pyramid is REAL and whole Italian. Find it HERE. I was really happy about the great cultural immersion about Borges + … Continue reading
TOWEL DAY 2015: Preparing food for my friends
Speaking @ M2M + VISIONS PROGRAM Adding our design ideas @Disruptive week “placing an object in a pocket, in a car, on a desktop or in customers’ homes means building … Continue reading IoT talk @Disruptive week