We're hosting Xero co-founder Philip Fierlinger, on the competitive advantage of design

Biz Dojo - 3 Market Lane Wellington, 6011 Wellington, 6011 Wellington
Wed, Oct 31, 2018, 5:30 PM (NZDT)

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About this event

Philip Fierlinger is a co-founder of Xero, where he was Head of Design for nearly 10 years. Philip was instrumental in Xero becoming a disruptive platform, an iconic global brand, and a market leading public company worth billions of dollars. These days, he’s an investor and advisor for a variety of design-led startups including Atomic, Milanote, Organic Dynamic and Storypark.

Philip’s career started in Silicon Valley in 1992, designing smartphones at General Magic. For ten years he ran a digital design agency in San Francisco doing groundbreaking work for clients like Apple, Beastie Boys, Disney, Dreamworks, Palm and Playstation. 

We'll be honing in on Philips Design background and getting his tips on competitive design, as well as chatting through the Xero journey from his point of view. 

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5:30 pm Networking + drinks and nibbles

6:00 pm Fireside chat

7:00 pm More networking



Wednesday, Oct 31
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (NZDT)


Biz Dojo
3 Market Lane Wellington, 6011 Wellington6011