Simone Attanasio

Groups Design Lead (Product Design Director)

Canva (Ecosystem)

With 20 years of professional experience spanning Europe, the USA, and Australia, Simone has had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of organizations, from startups to scale-ups to large enterprises. This journey has enabled him to cultivate robust design thinking, collaboration, and growth mindset capabilities. As a Groups Design Lead at Canva, Simone champions human connection, empathy, and shared understanding as foundational elements for creating inclusive and productive environments for teams and individuals. Simone loves helping and empowering designers to identify their growth potential, and let’s not forget hosting incredible dinners with friends and family.

Chasing AI

In this rapidly evolving AI era, the pursuit of innovation often leads to a frantic chase for the latest trends. Yet, many find themselves without a clear strategy or the necessary tools to truly understand and play the AI game.

Drawing from his 20-year journey in the industry, Simone will reflect on the evolution of design trends and share practical insights on how to navigate the complexities of the AI landscape while staying true to your core values as a designer.