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Gerry Scullion is Principal Service Design Consultant for Humana Design and CEO of The Academy.ie – a UX, Service Design, Design Thinking, Product Management training organisation aimed at empowering people and organisations to become human-led.

He has over 17-years professional design experience across a range of industries such as finance, healthcare, media, public services, social media and various startups.

He contributed to the book ‘This is Service Design Doing’ (O’Reilly 2018) focusing on chapters about effective prototyping, and embedding Service Design teams within organisations alongside 200 service designers from around the globe.

He is the founder of ThisisHCD.com – The Human-Centered Design Podcast Network that features podcasts on product management, service design, anthropology and culture hosted by industry thought-leaders from around the world.

In 2019, he became Councillor for Ireland for Royal Society of Arts. He is a regular speaker at events and international design conferences and can be found online at @gerrycircus and gerryscullion.com.

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