The list of speakers has been announced for IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra and Kyoorius Designyatra 2015. The theme for this year is ‘What pumps your heart’.
IAA Kyoorius Digiyatra which is scheduled for 10 September will see speakers such as Ashwini Asokan (co-founder and CEO, Mad Street Den), Ben Jones (chief technology officer, AKQA), Daan Lucas (founder, Random Studio), Janardan Prasad (co-founder and COO, Autowale), Mike Pelletier (creative technologist, Random Studio), Mukesh Jha (CEO and co-founder, Autowale), Nick Law (global chief creative officer, R/GA), Morihiro Harano (creative director/founder, Mori Inc.) and Lydia Winters (brand director, Mojang).
Speakers at Designyatra include: Armin Vit (co-founder, Underconsideration llc.), Malika Favre (illustrator), Tnop Wangsillapakun (founder and design director, TNOP DESIGN), Max Weisel (innovator), Jon Wilkins (chairman, Karmarama), Daan Roosegaarde (founder, Studio Roosegaarde), Jessica Walsh (partner, Sagmeister & Walsh), Neville Brody (founder, Brody Associates), Dave Trott (author), Mark van der Heijden (backpacker Intern), John McHale (ECD and global lead – experience design practice, Sapient Nitro), Alexis Hope (researcher and designer, MIT Media Lab), Sam Mohan (co-founder, Yolk) and Amardeep Behl (founder/design lead, Design Habit).
Laura Jordan Bambach, creative partner, Mr. President, and Kevin Finn, creative director, TheSumOf will be the moderators.
The festival will also feature workshops by Karen Welman (founding partner and chief creative officer, Pearlfisher), Stuart Radford (lead designer, The Partners) and Brendan McCormick (creative director, FITCH).
Rajesh Kejriwal, founder CEO, Kyoorius, said, “Preparations are in full swing, and with the latest additions to the speaker line-up, Kyoorius Designyatra is all set to be a sensational three days in Goa. We’ve gone all out this year to make the 10th anniversary #kdy15 extra special, starting with some of the most prolific speakers in design and innovation today. I look forward to seeing everyone from students, young professionals and seniors, all come together at this annual celebration of creativity!”