Ashton Snook

Head of Product Design Hive Home

Ashton is the Head of Product Design at Hive, the UK’s leading smart home company and advisor to Jed.AI. 

 His experience spans a range of organisations from working within start-ups, agency and in-house teams previously holding senior design roles at ASOS, Tesco and Farfetch.

 Since early 2018 Ashton has led Product Design at Hive, overseeing the transformation of the department to a successful multi-disciplinary team. His work has redefined the role of design at Hive, delivering significant experience, strategic and operational improvements. The success of the work can be seen in 4.5-star rating now held on iOS & Android and recognition received at CES, the Drum Design Awards, UX Design Awards, Design Week Awards and BIMA Awards.

Workshop Day (19 Sep)

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

12:15 BUILDING EMPATHY AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY

Join our exclusive panel of experienced designers as we discuss how emapthy is beying built as part of fundamental design processes. 
Customer centricity needs to come from the core of the company, how are people integrating empathy to drive day to day work.

Main Conference Day One (20 Sep)

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

12:30 THE VALUE OF DESIGN

Demonstrating the value of design is a struggle for many organisations. Distinctly and effectively establishing it provides a necessary source to maintain the importance of investing in design. 
In this session, Ashton Snook Head of Product Design at Hive will share his journey in transforming the role of design within the business through finding common language and metrics to demonstrate the value of design 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ashton.

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