Founder, Kairos Now
Jane Cockburn (B.App Sc, GAICD) is a leading facilitator and coach in design thinking practices. As the founder of Kairos Now, Jane helps both public and private health organisations to embrace transformational change by building design-thinking capability within the organisation. She achieves this through the use of tools that reframe problems and strategic questions, identify opportunities and embed innovation practices within the business. Wheter its human centred design or addresssing the challenges within the Healthcare sector, Kairos Now provides organisations with the insights, tools and coaching that can drive real solutions.
Jane draws upon her strong corporate experience, with over 30 years of working in the health industry, including senior product and technical roles at Cochlear and Johnson & Johnson. Since establishing Kairos Now, Jane has worked with organisations including Mid North Coast & Southern NSW Local health Districts, health Education Training Insitute, Coca-Cola Amatil, Selleys, Suncorp, Selleys, NRMA, Roche and Telstra, helping them to reimagine how they do business.
Jane also works closely with UTS Design Innovation Research Centre as an Industry Fellow where she works with the UTS team to build capability in Design Thinking with corporate clients.