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Ferdi Van Heerden

Innovation Designer | Self employed

Berlin, Germany


Generally thinking:

Business, Work & Strategy
Technology & The Future
Global Issues
Government & Community
Creativity & Design
Body, Mind & Science

My tags:

ActivismBrand StrategyCommunityCultureDigital MediaEntrepreneurshipGovernmentHealthMarketingProduct DesignSocial ChangeStrategy GeneralWriting

Very good at:
+ Detecting bullshit
+ Creating options
+ Inspiring change

About me & my work:

My clients usually call when the strategy GPS says: “You can’t get there from here.”

Inspired innovation comes from the marriage of breakthrough perspectives and experienced deployment.

IDEO taught me about design, Adidas gave me a passion for performance. Working as an independent for almost 7 years has given me the confidence to follow my instincts and the courage to go beyond conventions.

Breakthroughs always start with conversations. When two (or more) people connect around a common purpose, we can collectively change the world. This is how I co-founded ReDI. This is why Mark Zuckerberg, Angela Merkel and other global leaders have come by to experience the passion and potential ordinary people with a purpose can unleash.

So if you want to change your company’s GPS map or settings, just give me a call.

Current hot topics: Blockchain for co-creation, continuous learning and regenerative design

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