Bilgi Karan

Bilgi Karan

Bilgi Karan

He / Him

UX Manager, Ikea

Bilgi is the UX Manager for Framework - the unit that elevates and harmonizes the global digital footprint of IKEA. He loves crafting meaningful products that serve people and planet. Previously he was the UX Manager for IKEA Home smart, responsible for both digital and physical experiences of all smart products from IKEA. He previously worked with companies like Sony, Spotify, Toyota, Jabra, Pandora, Dell and Boeing in transformative and disruptive projects. He was born in Turkey and studied at Umeå Institute of Design. He values respect for the end users and planet earth above all else. He likes making music, animation and reading extensively.


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Oct 5th –


Finding innovation opportunities in a meaningful, ethical way.


Innovation and creativity is the cornerstone of design but when is newness necessary and meaningful? How to find, nurture and test the most meaningful opportunities for innovation that enhances your business by thinking about the larger team beyond design, impact-at-scale, and ethics as a strategy.

What will you learn?


How to find meaningful opportunities beyond just novelty.


How to sell long-term thinking internally and externally.


What ethics really means for an innovative business.

Who is it for?

Design / UX Leaders and Managers wanting to work with meaningful innovation.

Hatch Conference

Hatch Conference



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