Ramy Nassar

Head of Innovation

Mattel Inc.

Ramy is a Canadian engineer, designer and maker. As the former Managing Director of Design & Strategy for Architech and Head of Innovation for Mattel, he has led teams in the creation of AI-enabled products, services & platforms. Ramy leads a digital studio called 1000 Days Out that helps teams align emerging technology with the goals of the organization and desires of end-users. With a background in computer engineering and Design Thinking, Ramy has straddled technical, design, and business-oriented roles, for partners including Cadillac Fairview, Apple, Air Canada, Facebook, New Balance, Rogers and CIBC. Ramy is the author of the upcoming AI Product Design Handbook and teaches Design Thinking at McMaster University as well as in the Master's of Engineering, Innovation & Entrepreneurship program at Ryerson University. Ramy is a regular speaker at international events including World Usability Congress, Machine Learning Exchange, AI Business Summit and World Mobile Congress.