Amanda dameron ux 2014
Keynote Speaker

Amanda Dameron

Editor-in-Chief, Dwell

Amanda Dameron is the Editor-in-Chief of Dwell and she leads content across all the company's platforms.

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Ken jennings ux 2014
Keynote Speaker

Ken Jennings

Author, Maphead, Because I Said So!, & the Junior Genius Guides

Ken Jennings was a software engineer from Salt Lake City, Utah in 2004 when he unexpectedly rose to fame following his six-month run on the quiz show Jeopardy!, when he won 74 games and over $2.5 million.

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Josh clark ux 2014
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Josh Clark

Designer, Developer, & Author, Global Moxie

Josh Clark is a designer specializing in multi-device design, strategy, and user experience. He's author of five books, including the forthcoming "Designing for Touch" (A Book Apart, 2014).

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Denise jacobs ux 2014
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Denise Jacobs

Founder and Chief Creativity Evangelist, The Creative Dose

Denise Jacobs is the Founder and Chief Creativity Evangelist of The Creative Dose, who teaches techniques to make the creative process more fluid and practices for sparking innovation. An industry veteran, Denise is the author of The CSS Detective Guide.

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Andrew mayfield ux 2014

Andrew Mayfield

CEO & Product Manager, Optimal Workshop

Andrew is CEO and Product Manager of Optimal Workshop. Their tools are used and loved by information architects, designers and user experience consultants around the world.

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Doug Vakoch

Director of Interstellar Message Composition, SETI Institute

Doug Vakoch is the Director of Interstellar Message Composition at the SETI Institute, where he researches ways that different civilizations might create messages that could be transmitted across interstellar space.

Karina van.schaardenburg ux 2014

Karina van Schaardenburg

UX Research Lead, foursquare

With stints at Meetup, Twitter and Foursquare, Karina has spent her career in UX research learning about social behaviors online.

Steve bishop ux 2014

Steve Bishop

Senior Director, Automatic Labs

As Senior Director at Automatic Labs, Steve helps strengthen the company's user-centered, design capabilities to solve real transportation challenges and focuses making driving a better, more sustainable experience for everyone.

Boon sheridan ux 2014

Boon Sheridan

Product Designer, NASDAQ OMX

Over the last twenty years Boon has had job titles like site producer, content specialist, information architect, interaction designer, user researcher, stage manager and voice-over actor.

Amritha prasad ux 2014

Amritha Prasad

UX Designer, Uber

Amritha is currently a UX Designer at Uber and is extremely passionate about changing the way people perceive transportation and modern convenience.

Anna pohlmeyer ux 2014

Anna Pohlmeyer

Co-Director & Design Researcher, Delft Institute of Positive Design

Anna is assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Design at TU Delft and co-director of the Delft Institute of Positive Design, a research institute devoted to the study of design for human flourishing.

Ryan gantz ux 2014

Ryan Gantz

Director of UX, Vox Media, Inc

Ryan has been on the web for fifteen years; designing, wire-framing, and front-ending with the Vox Media product team for the past seven.

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Andy Polaine

Regional Design Director APAC & Author, Fjord

Andy is APAC Regional Design Director for Fjord.

Kyle neath ux 2014

Kyle Neath

Tinkerer, Former Product Lead at GitHub

Kyle loves to build beautiful things with software, and tools to make our future happen faster.

Mariya yao ux 2014

Mariya Yao

Founder & Creative Director, Xanadu

Mariya is currently Founder and Creative Director of Xanadu, a leading mobile design studio whose clientele range from major global brands to Silicon Valley's up-and-coming startups.

Abi jones ux 2014

Abi Jones

Interaction Designer, Google

Abi Jones designs for people interacting with Google's Knowledge Graph, a semantic network of over 570 million objects (and 18 billion related facts) representing the continually growing realm of human knowledge.

Sunni brown ux 2014

Sunni Brown

Chief Infodoodler and Author, Sunni Brown, Ink

Sunni Brown was named one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” and one of the “10 Most Creative People on Twitter” by Fast Company.

Kathryn reeves ux 2014

Kathryn Reeves

Writer and Content Strategist, Optimal Workshop

Kathryn writes, edits, and commissions Optimal Workshop's web content, and works with Andrew on external articles, presentations, and workshops.

Meara o'reilly ux 2014

Meara O'Reilly

Artist-in-residence, Exploratorium

Meara O'Reilly is an artist and educator with a focus on auditory perception. Her blog, Illusion Songs, is a collection of auditory illusions found in indigenous folk practices, popular music and scientific research.

David cutler ux 2014

David Cutler

Principal, Director of Thought Research, GGLO

A practicing architect and urban designer, David is also a passionate evangelist and advocate for design policies that create healthier relationships between people and place.

Kristin hughes ux 2014 final

Kristin Hughes

Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Kristin Hughes is a designer and educator whose innovative work in at-risk communities exemplifies the benefit of fusing design with community engagement to address complex social problems.

Ingrid lindberg ux 2014

Ingrid C Lindberg

Evangelist, Speaker & Strategy Builder, CxO

Ingrid is a proven senior change management and customer strategy leader who creates sustainable and extensible culture change geared towards customer centricity.

Sophia voychehovski ux 2014

Sophia Voychehovski

User Experience Designer, ReWired Experience Design

Sophia is the founder of ReWired, an Experience Design studio based in Atlanta, GA. ReWired gives affordable UX and design services to non-profits, NGOs, social entrepreneurs and local tech start-ups.

Chris risdon ux 2014

Chris Risdon

Head of Behavioral Design, Capital One

Chris is Head of Behavioral Design for Capital One Labs, where he leads a multidisciplinary design team focused on empathy-to-iteration explorations of next generation financial services.

Anders ramsay ux 2014

Anders Ramsay

UX Consultant and Coach, Anders Ramsay Consulting LLC

Anders is a veteran UX designer, independent consultant, and member of the Rosenfeld Media experts group, specializing in helping organizations apply Agile and Lean methods to UX practice.

Kevin goldman ux 2014

Kevin Goldman

Chief Design Architect, 29th Drive. A Tallwave and Ethology Company

For 18 years Kevin has brought user centered design and design thinking to Fortune 500 companies and startups.

Jen walsh ux 2014

Jen Walsh

Senior UX Designer, 29th Drive. A Tallwave and Ethology Company

Jen is a Senior UX Designer and 15-year Internet veteran. Experienced in many roles of the application design process, she found her passion in User Experience.

Chelsea winkel ux 2014

Chelsea Winkel

Design Strategist, 29th Drive. A Tallwave and Ethology Company

Chelsea is a problem solver with a decade of experience designing things for people that are easy to understand, use and adapt to.

Paul van tuyl ux 2014

Paul Van Tuyl

Product Designer, 29th Drive. A Tallwave and Ethology Company

Paul is a multidisciplinary product designer working in Web, Motion, Video and Print mediums. He believes that design isn't merely appearance; it's the combination of form and function working in unison.

Geoff harrison ux 2014

Geoff Harrison

Creative Director, Partner, Blink UX

Geoff is Creative Director and Partner at Blink UX where he helps design cross-platform digital experiences for start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

Iran narges ux 2014

Iran Narges

Director, Service Design, Capital One

Iran aspires to make things that are both useful and beautiful. She describes her work as clean, authentic, and purposeful. She has strong minimalist tendencies, with occasional outbursts of exuberance.

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Jesse James Garrett

Chief Creative Officer, Adaptive Path

Jesse, co-founder and chief creative officer of Adaptive Path, is one of the world's most widely recognized technology product designers.