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d/Club Speaker Series cohosted with RLGC: Richard Sullivan, Director of Design @ Farfetch

by Design & Innovation Club

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Tue, 24 Nov 2020

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (GMT+0)

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The Design & Innovation Club, in partnership with the Retail & Luxury Goods Club, is excited to host Richard Sullivan, the Director of Design and Creative Technology at FarFetch.

Richard is a hands-on design leader, with extensive experience helping both established and emerging companies solve complex business challenges with beautiful, innovative and intuitive UX-led solutions. Prior to FarFetch, he previously worked as a Design Director at Microsoft, Sky, Guardian News and many other major organizations. He is a startup mentor for the FarFetch Dream Assembly, a leading Fashion and Retail Technology accelerator, and he holds a MA in Design from the University of the Arts, London.

Farfetch is an online luxury fashion platform. It connects shoppers with more than 980 stores and brands through a single internet storefront that offers a seamless logistical experience for both shoppers and sellers.

During this talk, Richard will cover topics such as:
1) Why is design important in business?
2) The importance of diversity in design
3) How can people with a business background work with experience designers
He will also introduce examples from his own work and answer questions from the audience.

MOVEMBER RAFFLE: Richard has kindly offered a 1-on-1 coffee chat as a prize for a Movember raffle. We will be releasing details for how to enter the raffle soon, please watch out for this! The winner will be announced at the talk with Richard.
Dress Casual (jeans ok)



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Tue, Nov 24, 2020
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
d/Club x RLGC Movember £2 Raffle: Win a Coffee Chat with Richard Sullivan, Director of Design @ Farfetch

In support of Movember, one lucky winner will have the opportunity to have a 1 on 1 coffee chat with Richard Sullivan, the Director of Design and Creative Technology at FarFetch!

That lucky winner could be you! To enter is simple:
1) Buy as many raffle tickets as you can, 1 ticket = 1 entry into the prize draw. The more entries you have, the more chances you have to win!
2) Wait for our announcement on the 24th of November @ 7PM in our d/Club and RLGC speaker session with Richard Sullivan (https://clubs.london.edu/dclub/rsvp_boot?id=33494)

100% of the proceeds from the raffle will go towards the Movember Foundation, the leading charity changing the face of men’s health. Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men on suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

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