Brian Ling


Brian Ling is a multi-award winning design leader, specialising in strategic design and realisation programs that drive successful organisations such as Singapore Tourism Board, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (Singapore), e2i (Singapore), CKIE (Japan/Canada), Dell, Philips, Nakamichi, Akai, Sansui, Emerson, Hannspree, SVA, GE, Hewlett-Packard, Iomega, Motorola, and Sony Ericsson.

Brian is an expert in Design Strategy, Design Thinking, Design Management and Industrial Design. His 15-year career spans in the creation, management and leadership of global portfolios of products and services in multiple domains such as consumer electronics, healthcare service solutions, websites, homewear and cutlery, stationary, domestic appliances, whisky bottles, retail solutions and best in class service experiences.

He was formally a Senior Design Manager at Philips Design leading the design and innovation of their global portfolio of home entertainment products, and the Head of the Aesthetic Research and Design Department at Nakamichi.

He founded and currently runs Design Sojourn, a strategic design consultancy that focuses on helping organizations leverage on Design Driven Innovation to make people’s lives better.

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