e-KickStart: An Introduction to Design Thinking, By Tom Merrill, XU Director of Center for Innovation Engineering

HCDC Business Center
1776 Mentor Avenue, Conference Room 160
Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
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Friday, April 14, 2017
7:30 am - 9:00 am


An Introduction to Design Thinking

Tom Merrill, Director of the University of Cincinnati Center for Innovation

Tom Merrill, Director of the Xavier Center for Innovation

Design thinking approaches a solution to human problems by understanding: desirability, viability, and feasibility. Dr. Tom Merrill, Professor and Director of the Center for Innovation at Xavier University, will provide an overview of the processes of human-centered design. Workshop participants will be introduced to an innovative way of creating innovative solutions in his address.


eKickStart is an interactive program with a technology and innovation emphasis. This program is designed to connect business owners with experts who address some of the most pertinent issues that start-ups and early-stage companies face today.

eKickStart brings together experts and thought leaders from the region to share their experiences and lessons learned with start-up and early-stage business owners in a one-hour session over breakfast.

eKickStart is held on the second Friday of each month (except summer) at the HCDC Business Center, 1776 Mentor Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45212, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., with registration, beginning at 7:30 a.m.



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