Julian  Thompson 

Julian is a Design Leader and Strategist on a mission to create abundant and bold futures for Black communities. Weaving together his experience in community development, human rights, public policy and design, Julian explores the possibilities for deep and meaningful change.

As Founder and Design Director of Rooted, Julian leads a reparative Design company, working at the intersection of change, racial equity and imagination - reimagining how we create the future of society.

What if every digital team had an Afrofuturist?

This talk will explore Afrofuturism as a critical lens to develop inclusive products and services - raising important questions about power and technological futures