Amy Hedrick

Executive Director of North America LUMA Institute

Amy Hedrick is a seasoned executive with a passion for building products and services that surprise and delight customers. 


Amy has been a practitioner and staunch proponent of design thinking as a driver of innovation throughout her career. At Kelley Blue Book she established design thinking as a discipline and built design and research teams from the ground up. At Intuit, Amy helped advance established design thinking programs toward even better outcomes. She has always found a way to weave the discipline into the fabric of her team and organization to increase customer loyalty, maximize revenue, and enhance employee engagement. 


Now working at LUMA Institute as Executive Director of North America, Amy has the privilege of working with companies around the globe to build corporate-wide innovation programs based on LUMA’s best-in-class design thinking system. She helps organizations transform their company cultures, taking design and innovation from a peripheral skill to a core competency and competitive differentiator. 

Pre-Conference Workshops

Monday, August 19th, 2019


Introduction to Design Thinking 
Facilitated by LUMA Institute

Design Thinking has become a popular term when talking about innovative ways of working: it’s a method that is being adopted by HR to meet the current demand of employees. However, what is Design Thinking and why is it so important to modern HR? This fun, interactive session will allow you to get an understanding of how Design Thinking works and get hands-on experience with several methods.

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

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