From freelancers to corporations across the globe, WeWork has redefined the 9-to-5. Established in 2010, this coworking company transformed the typical workplace model, community establishment, and design concepts.
In the comfort of WeWork’s space, we’ll learn about workplace strategy, the shift in business operations, and future trends. WeWork Creative Director Devin Vermeulen will guide us through a conversation about the importance of design in our work environment and how good design can help business thrive. With experience in innovative incorporation at an international level, we’ll learn how this translates into our daily work grind and how to become a forward-thinking community.
Get inspired through the WeWork environment as we experience a variety of working styles including open office, lounge, private, and closed offices all under one roof. This coffee and conversation will bring enlightening information and fresh vision full circle.
Devin Vermeulen is responsible for defining the member experience through thoughtful design direction across WeWork’s fleet of global locations. The fifth employee hired in 2010 by the WeWork’s founders, Devin was integral to establishing the company’s brand with particular attention to developing an experience-focused approach to design. He currently leads the design strategy for WeWork’s internal innovation studio, and works with a team of designers to oversee direction and design-related output for product development and new concepts.
Devin earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas and subsequently worked as an architect and designer with boutique design firms in NYC. Prior to joining WeWork, Devin was the in-house store designer for Brooklyn Industries. He has presented on topics that include wellness in design and the future of workplace for panels at the Urban Land Institute, Worktech London, and Designjunction.