GLOBAL HEAD OF DESIGN AND HEAD OF CAPABILITY IN brazil
Barbara joined ThoughtWorks four years ago to be a design lead for our clients/projects. Since then, she was able to navigate from socially complex gov projects to corporate mobile teams. Currently, she is the Head of Capability in Brazil, ensuring that the company has the capability to execute its strategy, deliver value to clients, and scale its service offerings. She also holds the role of Global Head of Design together with Nick Turner, and they are responsible for the design practice around the world.
As a Design technologist with 10+ years experience, with a focus on digital business transformation, cross-functional collaboration and design process, Bárbara has been working for both large consultancies and small start-ups, mostly collaborating with industries looking for evolving to a digital mindset.
Her background in entrepreneurship and design-oriented projects, and past and current gigs helped her to develop the ability to make abstract ideas tangible, particularly in processes that require analysis and synthesis of data and information.