Design strategist Tom Hardy illustrates how successful innovation is the result of instability, tension, conflict and ever-changing perspectives. He focuses your thoughts on the positive role of instability, recognizing order in disorder, and the power of embracing change.

Tom is the founder of Verbal-Visual Framework, a brand-design strategy firm based in Atlanta. Clients have included Ford, Lenovo, Lowe’s, Merck and Samsung. He formerly directed the Corporate IBM Design Program in concert with preeminent designers Paul Rand and Richard Sapper. Hardy currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Design Management at Savannah College of Art and Design.