Dean Broadley

Founder at Designing Humans, Former Exec Head of Design at Vodacom


Dean is a Design Executive from Cape Town, South Africa. He’s spent his career working hard to connect experiences in the physical, digital and career spaces and finds great value in leaving things more human than he found them.

Currently the Founder of Designing Humans, an organisation dedicated to professionalising & strengthening design in Africa, he spends his time mentoring individuals, assisting enterprise design executives demonstrating the value of design, managing design practice at scale, raising design literacy and developing sustainable talent pipelines Dean is also the Executive Head of Design at Vodacom South Africa.

Outside of work, Dean spends his time with Design communities in South Africa creating the platform for designers to share, learn and improve through the practice of being human. He is also an avid Chilli breeder.