Founder and Author
DESIGN STRATEGY AND SERVICE DESIGN JUROR
Dr Melis Senova is a recognised industry leader in human-centred design and leadership, a published neuroscientist, entrepreneur, author of two books–this human and design character both published by BIS Publishers. She founded award winning strategic design firm Huddle; its associate school, Huddle Academy; and This Human, a platform that supports inner development for outer impact. As an advisor to many influential people, Melis has worked with business leaders to heads-of-state. Her work and influence are broad ranging and deep, from participating in the establishment of Australia’s Space Agency to supporting female entrepreneurs in the South Pacific, West Africa, and the Caribbean. Melis has a PhD in Human Factors (HCD) and has been designing, teaching, and mentoring for over 20 years.