UMO. Design’s LEAD program aims to solve the design practice challenges for the designers by the design leaders. UMO.Design enables and inspires a spirited group of design leaders from the industry to tackle the pressing challenges to mature the practice of design.
To accomplish the mission of the LEAD program, we need a village. We call all enthusiastic and spirited leaders and leads to ramp up our current initiatives and identify more opportunities in accelerating design maturity uniformly across the globe.
The new incarnation
Over the years, UMO through its programs such as “Industry Leaders” and “Design Educators” roundtable sessions has affected systemic changes at enterprises and educational institutions. In 2022, we took a great leap in establishing LEAD to accelerate design maturity.
Why take part in LEAD?
Bring focus to the key problems hampering the maturity of design practice.
Unify and join forces to put a united front in progressing design
Be a stand-out leader in advancing design and in elevating the industry and academia.
Calling LEADs and LEADers across the globe
UMO.Design’s LEAD, with its mission, offers a unique opportunity for design professionals of all levels to contribute to design maturity across the industry. In doing so, you will
Accelerate design maturity
Design leaders who can bring insights to the table from their organization.
Care about the future and whats at stake
UMO AS a catalyst
UMO Design Foundation will enable solving the problems by
Providing a platform to meet, share and publish
Means of making the solution a reality and executing them through LEAD and LEADers
Sustain the program until the realization of the solutions
Promote LEADers through all channels and platforms
Credit the LEADers for their leadership and guidance
Award the best LEADer for their work in the LEAD program every year