It’s all in the Mind!

MIND LEADERS Live is a personal journey into the heart and mind of a creative leader. Take away insights into their unique method and make the most of the intimate interaction from these open sessions on Zoom.

After our successful season 1 with a Designer in Exile, Viral Storyteller, Global Design Evangelist, Creative Gamechanger, Interaction Guru, Media Maestro, Human Experience Architect and many more, we are live now with season 2 for 2021.

Be inspired. Be Limitless. Join the Leaders to make your own following! MIND (Manipal Innovation and Design) is launched by Manipal Global, powered by UNEXT with a Post Graduate program created by Spread Design and Innovation.

Alok B. Nandi

Managing Director Partner – Spread Design BV

Alok shall talk about designing immersive experiences across physical and digital fields. Decoding notions of product, service and environment to craft experiences innovatively. He will share triggers for designing innovation roadmaps, inspired by food making and film making. This free live-streaming session is open for registration now.

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We featured a Designer in Exile, a Viral Storyteller, a Global Design Evangelist, a Creative Gamechanger, an Interaction Guru, Media Maestro, Human Experience Architect and many more!

Sonal Dabral

Media Maestro

Ex Chief Creative Officer South East Asia at Ogilvy. Writer, Director, Keynote Speaker and the winner of IAA Creative Agency Leader of the Year award. An NID alumni who makes both the design and the media fraternities proud. Now he has set sail on a new and exciting onward journey. What’s next, we ask!

20 / 06 / 2020, Saturday, 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM IST


Saptarshi Prakash

Next Gen Product Innovator

IIT alum, Led product design teams @ brands like Housing.com & ZETA India, Spearheading Design at Swiggy, popular TEDX Speaker, Influencer. He has delivered 50+ UX talks and workshops at various places including Amazon, Grab, IDC IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, NID Bengaluru!

13 / 06 / 2020, Saturday, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM IST.


Alok B. Nandi

Designer in Transit

Born in Congo. Raised in Zaïre. Based in Brussels. Managing Director Partner – Spread Design BV. He is an Innovation Strategist, Provocateur, Design Evangelist, Creative Entrepreneur, Educator, Speaker, Author, Former IxDA President. With a background that combines, Engineering, Management and Film Studies.

06 / 06 / 2020, Saturday, 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM IST.


Arvind Lodaya

Innovation Maestro

Designer by training, Strategist by practice, Design Pedagogy Expert, Product/UX Designer, Educator, Former Dean at Srishti, Innovation Expert, Brand Architect, Professor, Speaker and Activist. Interests include wicked problems, impact entrepreneurship, design thinking, innovation cultures, transcultural design et al.

30 / 05 / 2020, Saturday, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM IST.


Brian Hallett

Master Storyteller

Chief Curiosity Alchemist / Owner at The BIG. Globally recognised Advertising Photographer, Educator and Director. Viral storyteller and Professor at IE University- the Masters Program in Advertising and Branded Content Creation. Lives in Madrid but his heart lives in Spain, America and India.

23 / 05 / 2020, Saturday, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM IST.


Hailey Temple

Service Design Champion

Creative problem solver. Re-imagining collaboration. Building and supporting creative confidence. Service Lead – MURAL. Applies design to solve real problems. A natural leader, passionate about storytelling, technology and the people who use these tools to make dreams into reality.

16 / 05 / 2020, Saturday, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM IST.


Cansu Ozgul

Designer in Exile

Creative Director and Entrepreneur by day /
Jam maker by night. Dreamer and Strategic Design Leader, engaged in a Global Innovation Project. Cansu is a Global Designer in New York, Turkish by origin and is the founder of the International Strategic Design Consultancy, ContempCo.

09 / 05 / 2020, Saturday, 3 PM to 4 PM IST.


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