Dingeman studied graphic design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. After a career as graphic designer, in close collaboration with the renowned art director Anthon Beeke, he moved to the position of Global Account Manager at Philips Design. He pursued his career as Strategy Director at FHV/BBDO, a leading marketing and advertising agency in The Netherlands.
In 2003 he was appointed as Managing Director of Premsela, the Netherlands institute for design and fashion. At Premsela he was responsible for a groundbreaking research program on the economic impact of design. He also took the initiative for DutchDFA, a collaborative program to strengthen and consolidate the international position of the most prominent sectors of the Dutch creative industries. In 2010 became the chairman of the board of ArtEZ Insitute of the Arts, where he directed the redesign of education programs for Fine Arts and Music. In the last years he build a consulting practice focusing on identity and reputation of changing organizations.
Dingeman has been a member of several government committees. He is the chairman of the Sikkens Foundation which is funded by AkzoNobel. He made numerous contributions to publications about design, branding and innovation and regularly gives guest lectures at several universities of applied science.
Dingeman lives in Arnhem, The Netherlands. He is married and has two sons.
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