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Hugo Cornejo

Hugo Cornejo

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About Hugo Cornejo

Hugo is Head of Design at Monzo, helping to build the bank of the future. Built for your smartphone, this is banking like never before; one that updates your balance instantly, gives intelligent notifications, and is actually easy to use.

Talk

Growing Design at Monzo

Thu 11 October 18
16:00 - 16:45

In 2015 they started Monzo with a dream: making money work for everyone. Hugo Cornejo was the only designer in the company so he would design everything. Output quality and bandwidth were quite limited but positive design consistency and communication were great!

Today, with around 1 million customers, Monzo has scaled their design team to more than a dozen amazing people. They've learned a lot during that process. From getting used to seeing processes breaking miserably every six months or so to near misses here and there, unexpected mistakes, soul-searching and also a couple of lucky successes. Hugo will be sharing all this 'stuff' and, mostly, trying to make some sense of what's coming next.

He'll also drop a joke or two, just to check you're all paying attention.