Tim Kobe | Founder And Chief Executive Officer
Eight Inc | Singapore

Tim Kobe, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Eight Inc

Tim Kobe founded the globally recognized strategic and experience design firm Eight Inc. in 1989. Today, Eight Inc. has offices in San Francisco, New York, Honolulu, Tokyo, London, Singapore, and Dubai and across China and is a leader in innovation and branded experience working with companies such as Apple, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Nike, Lincoln and Citibank. Eight Inc.'s projects have received international design awards and have been published across Asia, Europe, and the United States including Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg and BBC. Kobe is also a trustee at Art Center College of Design and currently serving as Chairman of the Academic Affairs Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Grabhorn Institute in San Francisco California and divides his time between California and Singapore.


Seamless Asia 2018 - Day Two @ 09:40

Human-centered innovation: What this actually means, and how to employ it to improve retail technology

  • Why technology innovation in retail hasn’t traditionally been human-centered
  • Flashback to Apple’s first store: How this came to be, and why it was such a revolution for its time
  • How Lincoln China rethought the role of the salesperson to accommodate for increasingly knowledgeable custmers
  • How Globe Telecom transformed its stores into centres of their community: A look into Globe Iconic

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