Introducing The Design Sprint & Innovation Masterclass To Toronto!

September 10, 2019

Back by very popular demand, we’re thrilled to announce that bestselling author John Zeratsky, co-founder of the design sprint process and co-author of the seminal Sprint book will return to Toronto with his world-renowned Official Design Sprint Bootcamp on November 19, 2019!

John is joined by prototyping trailblazers, Prototype Thinking Labs for a truly unique three-day Design Sprint & Innovation Masterclass in Toronto, brought to you by AdaptiveX, November 19-21, 2019.

Building on last June’s sold-out Official Design Sprint Bootcamp, The Design Sprint & Innovation Masterclass takes participants further, offering a robust learning fast-track for how to plan and lead successful design sprints and innovation projects internally.

The Masterclass offers an exclusive, premium professional opportunity for participants to upgrade problem solving and innovation skills in a fun and interactive way, while developing universally sought-after expertise and making great connections with fellow participants. 

An immersive and interactive professional development experience, participants will explore three critical innovation elements over the three days of the Masterclass:


This deep dive into design sprint training introduces participants to new collaborative problem solving approaches, rapid prototyping and testing methodologies and facilitation techniques — high-demand skills across industries or sectors. 

Participants who register and complete the three-day masterclass will also earn a certificate endorsed by John.{{cta(‘40354e50-a09b-42f8-97b4-c0e3a7120f21′,’justifycenter’)}}

Tickets & Pricing

Single tickets are available for individual or the 3-day masterclass – the best value is the 3-day Masterclass! Take advantage of Early Bird pricing until midnight on Friday, October 18 and get even more savings.

We’re offering non-profit, NGOs and registered charities special pricing, including additional Early Bird savings until October 18.

Team or Groups? No problem!

Interested in sending a corporate team or group of three or more people? We’re offering team discount rates and free tickets. Click here for more info.

About John Zeratsky

JohnJohn was a former design partner at Google Ventures, where he worked with Jake Knapp to develop the Design Sprint process. Since 2011, he has run more than 150 sprints. In 2016, John, Jake and Braden Kowitz published the New York Times bestselling Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days.

Sprints caught on like wildfire, and John and Jake have been travelling the globe introducing and teaching the sprint process ever since.

In June 2019, John partnered with AdaptiveX to bring the (sold-out) Official Design Sprint Bootcamp to Canada (Toronto) for the first time ever! It was a super awesome day filled with learning, laughs and high fives all around


In addition to his two books, John has also published many articles on business, design and productivity in publications, such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, and Wired and has spoken and facilitated keynotes and workshops all over the world.


John and Jake also published their second book, Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day in 2018.

We’re super excited to be working with John again on the second-ever Official Design Sprint Bootcamp on November 19!

Sign me up for John’s Official Design Sprint Bootcamp:

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About Prototype Thinking Labs

At Prototype Thinking Labs, we are obsessed with the point where the moonshot meets the practical. We’ve invented sophisticated shortcuts to make design sprinting, prototyping, and testing genuinely doable — by any team, in any industry, at any experience level, on any timeline, with any budget.

Just a few of Prototype Thinking Lab’s many clients include: Google, Fitibit, Intuit, Vanguard, Mastercard, Capital One, Kaiser Permanente, Humana, L’Oreal, Bang & Olufsen, Lululemon, Telus, US Cellular, Tencent, Stanford University, and Unicef.

Prototype Thinking Labs is created by J LiOlivia Wong, and Wes Wakefield and are based in San Francisco and Vancouver. Learn more about Prototype Thinking Labs here.

We can’t wait to work with Prototype Thinking Labs on November 20! 

Sign me up for the Prototype and Iterate 10x Faster workshop:

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About AdaptiveX

If you’re new to AdaptiveX, we’re a boutique innovation training and facilitation agency based in TOronto. We believe deeply in the power of all organizations – no matter the size, age, or industry – to evolve, adapt and build resilience in a rapidly changing world.

Through training and structured facilitation, we help make organizations awesome and empower people to solve meaningful problems and adopt new human-centric (and collaborative) ways of working. You can find out more about us here

Just a few of our many clients include: CIBC, VHA Home Healthcare, PMI, Ratehub, Geotab, and Sunlife.

Interested in learning more about how you can bring design sprints and design thinking into your organization? We can help!



We’ll help you solve the most pressing challenges. Contact us to learn more.