Tiller Design appoints new Managing Director

May 2021

Tiller Design grows leadership team appointing Samsung Senior Executive Ken Ding as MD


Tiller Design today announced the appointment of Ken Ding as Managing Director effective immediately. Ken previously held senior roles within Samsung Electronics and Dell Inc based in Singapore.

“Ken is a long-time friend of Tiller Design having worked with us over twenty years ago” said Robert Tiller, Founder and CEO of Tiller Design. “Ken is a proven leader managing design teams and business units in some of the world’s most competitive industries and largest corporations. His deep understanding of UX and UI design will allow the company to further develop our experience design offerings together with our award-winning industrial design and electronics capabilities.”

Since 2014, Ken was Head of Product Innovation and a Senior Director of Samsung Asia; in Singapore with reach across the SEA and Oceania region and global. His disruptive thought leadership and vision in driving innovation across multiple business units has seen Ken receive both design and commercial awards with demonstrable increase in sales and ROI.

Having joined Tiller Design in the late Nineties as a talented industrial designer and engineer, Ken went on to join Fitch in Singapore – a leading international consultancy, responsible for the client engagement of HP’s Business Printing Division and businesses in China. This was followed by a decade with Dell Inc. as Site Director of Experience Design Group accountable for delivering award winning product designs, user experiences and strategies on Dell’s home and commercial computing desktops and peripherals global portfolio, which includes displays, printers and accessories.

“I am ecstatic to be back in Australia and rejoining Tiller Design to help build and expand its current offering to our clients. Bringing along with me my years of global experience and knowledge in both user centric design and product innovation practices toward commercialization.”


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