NewTechKids is pleased to announce that Joe Fletcher, Co-founder and Executive Creative Director at Raft, has joined the NewTechKids team as a strategic advisor. Based in Amsterdam, Raft is a design and strategy consultancy.

With 15+ years experience in corporate design management and consulting, Joe’s work focuses on creating business strategies, setting up business processes, and designing experiences for Fortune 100 companies through start-ups. His previous leadership roles include Creative Director at frog design, and management roles at Microsoft and Intuit.

We hope to leverage Joe’s considerable knowledge about design and innovation processes to develop curriculum and lessons which teach primary school students about creative, yet structured technology development.

“Preparing kids from a young age to understand technological innovation should be a priority. I’m pleased to join NewTechKids’ team of experts to highlight the importance of design and innovation processes. These processes provide kids with the framework and tools to learn how to become technology innovators.”