Track 1: Learning with Design
Julian Stodd, UK
Author of Learning in the Social Age and Founder of SeaSalt Learning
Julian is a writer and collaborator around learning in the Social Age. He works with organisations to understand the ecosystem of the Social Age and explore how they can adapt their organisations to be fit for the future. This work includes looking at learning culture and design, the role of social collaborative technology and the need for leadership that operates in these social spaces.
In his writing, Julian puts a strong focus on how communities form and share both values and purpose: how organisational cultures restrict or permit learning and how we can design effective solutions within this space.
In the Social Age, hierarchies are losing their momentum: technology has democratised communication and learning and we have to take this into account in our learning design. It is no longer a case of the organisation telling us stories that they own, but rather how we can co-create learning within and alongside our communities.
Julian is largely curious about everything to do with the Social Age, in particular learning. He is widely published, with 7 books and over 850 articles on Social Leadership and Learning, Culture and Change, Creativity and Innovation, Learning Technology and Learning Design. Julian is founder of SeaSalt Learning and works with organisations to develop and implement strategy on learning in the Social Age. In his leisure, Julian enjoys drawing, and sharing sessions over coffee.