Nic Smythe

    Director Customer Experience, Product & Design - Thoughtworks Australia

    Nic is a design leader with over 20 years’ experience in digital and technology, including with some of Australia’s biggest brands and media organisations.

    Nic graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Creative Industries (Media) in 2003, including three semesters heavily involved in the East Timor Free Press project, delivering technology and training to the journalists of the then-newly-independent Timor Leste.

    Since 2013, Nic’s been with global tech consultancy ThoughtWorks, specialising in product management, user experience, digital innovation, strategy and delivery for projects across Australia, New Zealand, India, Germany and the UK. He is currently ThoughtWorks Australia’s Director of Customer Experience, Product & Design.

    As part of ThoughtWorks’ social change program, Nic has worked with Digital Rights Watch, the Internet Freedom Hackathon and QUT’s Good Data, Algorithmic Justice and Data Care projects.