7min Product Master Series

E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko

July 28, 2022 Dennis Gikunda 🇰🇪 Season 1 Episode 6
7min Product Master Series
E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko
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Our guest today is Dennis Gikunda 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead at Wasoko. Dennis is mainly a product designer & strategist currently focused on solving complex problems in retail, across Africa. Passionate about creating meaningful products that have a positive impact on people's lives.

You can find Dennis on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/dennis-mugambi/ and on Twitter as (@DennoMugz): twitter.com/DennoMugz.

Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.


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Dennis shared insights on these compelling questions: 

  1. Give me a brief definition of product design.
  2. What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?
  3. What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?
  4. What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?
  5. What’s working best in your design process right now?
  6. What's the one thing every product designer should learn?
  7. What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?
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Definition of product design
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Every designer should learn