Dr Stephen Dann – Senior Lecturer, Australian National University

Formally, and in the name of his day job, Dr Stephen Dann is a Senior Lecturer in the Research School of Management, College of Business and Economics at the Australian National University. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), and recipient of the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference Emerging Educator award, the College of Business and Economics Education Innovation award and the Australian National University Vice Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

Driven by a singular goal of “What brings my career trajectory back to Legoland?”, Dr Stephen Dann is a marketer, academic, Lego Serious Play practitioner, and author. He ventured to Legoland, to the Temple of Bricks, to learn the ways of Lego Serious Play, and now brings this modern artform of meaning making, story-telling and creative thinking to academic, corporate and student clients across Australia and the world. His Lego Serious Play workshops bring audiences on a journey of discovery, learning, and quickly assembled models of Lego that come to life with stories, embedded meanings, and decidedly fabulous colour schemes.

He has written several globally renown textbooks in marketing, ecommerce and e-marketing, and is relentlessly proud of sneaking a wonderful pun on “Seizing the memes of production” into a very serious academic paper classifying different genres of #Selfies.

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