Ramy is a Canadian engineer, designer and maker. As the former Head of Innovation for Mattel and Managing Director for Architech, he has led teams in the creation of disruptive products, services & platforms across retail, CPG and financial services. He currently leads a boutique digital strategy consultancy called 1000 Days Out, focused on proposition design as it applies to corporate innovation.
With a background in computer engineering and Design Thinking, Ramy has straddled technical, design, and business-oriented roles, for clients including Cadillac Fairview, Apple, Air Canada, Facebook, New Balance, Rogers and CIBC.
Ramy is a regular speaker at international events including World Usability Congress, IxDA, Machine Learning Exchange, AI Business Summit and Mobile World Congress. Ramy teaches Design Thinking at McMaster University as well as a range of topics at Saint Mary’s University, Ryerson, and the University of Toronto. He is currently authoring the AI Product Design Handbook, slated for publication in early 2020.