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Brian Ling

Adjunct Lecturer

3D Design


Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Industrial Design,
University of New South Wales, Australia


Multi-award winning design leader, speaker and facilitator, Brian comes with more than 17 years of experience leading design strategy and realization programs that drive successful Fortune 500 brands and businesses. He is an expert in Design Strategy, Design Management, Design Thinking, Experience and Service Design. Together with the teams he has managed, they had been the recipients of 3 Red-Dot Awards, 3 IF Awards and a Singapore Design Award.

Formally a Senior Design Manager at Philips Design, Brian led the design and innovation of their global portfolio of home entertainment products. He had also been the Head of the Department of Aesthetic Research and Design at Nakamichi.

As Founder and Design Director of Design Sojourn, a strategic design consultancy firm, Brian believes in helping organizations leverage on design led innovations to better the lives of people.