Design, Design thinking, & AI | Nick Talbot, Global Head - Design & Innovation, TATA Elxsi | D Talks
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Nick Talbot is the Global Design and Innovation Head, Tata Elxsi. In his current role, Nick is responsible for all design initiatives for the Industrial Design division of Tata Elxsi across the globe including India. This includes innovation driven initiatives for customers and supporting them with new product creation, development and delivery. He is also responsible for IP portfolio creation within Tata Elxsi. He has enjoyed a varied career where he has led key projects, including the design of a production train for Bombardier, a concept show car for Ford and production of running prototypes of ENV - the world’s first hydrogen fuelled motorcycle. More recently Nick led the team that created the ‘Aircruise’ concept for Samsung construction and trading. He has also been the recipient of the Giugiaro Award for Transportation Innovation. Prior to Tata Elxsi, he was one of the senior directors at Seymourpowell, one of the world’s leading design and innovation firms. An alumnus of Royal College of Art, London, Nick Talbot holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Design. He brings with him over 25 years of design experience working with some of the world’s most innovative brands. Tata Elxsi, a design-led technology company headquartered in Bengaluru. For over 25 years, Tata Elxsi has been among the world’s leading providers of design, innovation and technology services for diverse set of industries including Broadcast, Consumer Electronics, Communications, Telecom, Healthcare, Transportation amongst others. Some key projects where Tata Elxsi has helped to enhance the end consumer experience include - Kochi Metro, Terminal 2- Mumbai, Augmented and Virtual Reality for Tata Motors at Geneva Motor Show, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL), and Airtel Internet TV. In this episode: 00:00 - Introduction 03:34 - What is Design? 08:55 - Perception of Design in India 10:41 - Scope of Design in India 14:50 - Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs 20:20 - Enabling Design Thinking in various industries 23:46 - Mixed Reality 25:24 - AI & Future 26:40 - End of the Designer? 32:02 - I wish I had known earlier 33:47 - Advise for aspirants 37:08 - Conclusion ________________________________________ Project Aircruise TATA Elxsi Assistive concept ________________________________________ Online courses for UCEED CEED NID & NIFT ________________________________________ Connect with Sanjay Reddy(Host) Linkedin ADPList Instagram

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