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Alastair Curtis

Chief Design Officer, Logitech

Briton Alastair Curtis has been Logitech’s Chief Design Officer since 2013, in which capacity he is responsible for the design of all the company’s products and brands. He was quick to recognise the importance of design for innovations and has worked with his team to develop a new identity for Logitech. His creative flair has helped to establish a culture of innovation within the company and to reposition it. Alastair Curtis has more than 20 years’ experience in design and innovation. Before joining Logitech, he was Chief Designer and Vice President at Nokia. Mr Curtis studied industrial design engineering at the Royal College of Art and Brunel University and holds a master’s degree.

keynote | German

2.15 p.m.

Review
2017

Alastair Curtis, Chief Design Officer of Logitech, held a session revolving around design. By incorporating design as a core capability in the organization and innovation process Logitech strives to make design a behaviour and a culture. People – employees and customers alike – are key to this innovation, involving everybody in the company to create a product, costumers will want to use. The present leaders of other organizations are encouraged to do the same. “Strive to make things beautiful to use” and people will use them.