For our upcoming Design Sprint Camp we have some of the best Design Thinking facilitators and coaches who teach at the highest level. One of those is Design Thinking innovator, facilitator and creative leader Arne van Oosterom, who we talk to in this latest edition of our Design Thinking podcast.

Arne van Oosterom

You can’t outsource your empathy, you can’t outsource your innovation.

Meet Arne van Oosterom

Arne van Oosterom is an independent creative facilitator, leadership coach, trainer, keynote speaker and lecturer at universities around the world. In 2006 he founded the leading innovation company DesignThinkers Group and DesignThinkers Academy with teams in over 25 countries. In 2020 he founded Blue Sky Republic to provide a safe space for change agents, innovators, generalists, misfits and everyone with an open mind. He works with startups, governments and companies like Under Armour, Coca Cola, Volkswagen, BOSCH, Philips, SAP, ING Bank, Estée Lauder, Cartier and L’Oréal.

In this latest podcast we talk to Arne about why he is joining the upcoming Design Sprint Camp, the benefits of online learning, and all about his history in Design Thinking and how it’s led him to where he is today.

Listen to the podcast here:

Spotify Arne van OosteromGoogle Arne van Oosterom


Design Sprint Camp: The Climate Challenge

Design Sprint Camp

If you’re interested in joining a similar Design Sprint, then do check our our upcoming Sprint Camp. Unlike the SAP project, this is an open course and available for all to join. It is a unique opportunity to join world-class experts in design, innovation and sustainability on a real-world challenge as together we share techniques, develop skills and co-create responsible revolutions.  Learn to apply Design Thinking for sustainability, develop new solutions to a brief set with The Carbon Trust and meet like minded innovators from around the world.