The Tubelight - how I learned things years after they were taught to me

talk – 20 min | Feb 4 – 14:00

The word Tubelight is used to refer to someone who is slow or “lights up” too late. In this short talk Aditi will share stories as she questions her traditional Bauhaus design education and how it “clicked” only years later. How her corporate training only made sense in another job. Question how learning design truly works and listen to a bunch of contradictory teachings from the design world.

About the speaker

Aditi Kulkarni

Aditi Kulkarni

Aditi Kulkarni is the Head of Design at Singapore based startup ReferralCandy - the best automated referral program for online retailers. ReferralCandy has raised S$2 M in funding and recently tripled its revenue. In her previous role as VP Design at Postman she lead product design and helped grow the user base to more than 4M developers, eventually leading to Series A funding of $7M. The ReferralCandy team recently launched a brand new loyalty product called CandyBar - a digital loyalty app for the millions of SMB’s out there. With CandyBar, SMB merchants can run and track their business from their pocket.


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