2019 Speaker Series: Smart Stuff

Smart Stuff Alternative Interfaces, Artificial Intelligence & Augmented Interactions This year we explore the opportunities and challenges alternative interfaces, artificial intelligence, and augmented interactions bring to our futures. Learn MoreSee Events AI seems...

Seda Evis

Seda Evis is a design strategist and a creative business leader with extensive experience in technology, operations, planning, design and design research. Her superpower is systems thinking in experience design and her hybrid mind, combining creativity and analytics,...

Designing Safer Spaces

Seda Evis Seda Evis is a design strategist and a creative business leader with extensive experience in technology, operations, planning, design and design research. Her superpower is systems thinking in experience design and her hybrid mind, combining creativity and...

Stacy Taylor

Stacy Taylor Auth0 About the Speaker Stacy Taylor is a product designer at Auth0, where she creates a better user experience for developers and security professionals to provide safe and secure products for their users. She began her career as a librarian doing work...

Cheryl Platz

Cheryl Platz About the Speaker Cheryl Platz is the author of Design Beyond Devices: Creating Multimodal, Cross-Device Experiences and a world-renowned designer whose work on emerging technologies has reached millions of customers across multiple industries....

Dylan Wilbanks

Dylan Wilbanks Product Design Manager, Syniti About the Speaker Dylan Wilbanks (he/him) is currently Product Design Manager at Syniti, an enterprise cloud company solving the complex data problems of business. His career has included stops at HP Enterprise, Apptio,...

Kate Pincott

Kate Pincott Remote Design Coach About the Speaker Kate is a Remote Design Coach helping to unblock creatives through connecting to their inner wisdom and throwing in there some design operations strategy too! Kate has spent 11 years in the design and tech industry...

Cyd Harrell

Cyd Harrell About the Speaker Cyd Harrell, Cyd is well known in industry and government for her creative approach to UX research and service design. She believes you can answer any question as long as you are fearless and creative about methods. She was the VP of...

Kevin Hoffman

Kevin Hoffman United States Digital Service About the Speaker Kevin Hoffman, Twitter, Linked In Currently serving a four year term of service as part of the United States Digital Service, where he is the head of design operations for the VA.gov and the lead of the...

Bill Buxton

Bill Buxton Microsoft Research About the Speaker A Partner Researcher at Microsoft Research, Bill has an over 40-year involvement in research, practice and commentary around design, innovation and human aspects of technology. Following a 20-year career as a...

John Porter & Bryce Johnson

Bryce Johnson & John Porter Microsoft About the Speakers John Porter, Microsoft John Porter is a Senior Designer at Microsoft, a PhD candidate at the University of Washington in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, and an MIT Technology...

Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

Rachel Beth Egenhoefer University of San Francisco About the Speaker Rachel Beth Egenhoefer (she/her) is a design educator, sustainability researcher, systems leader, critical maker who uses design as a tool for social change. She is a Professor in Design at the...

Wendy Johannson

Wendy Johannson Publicis Sapient About the Speaker Wendy is Global Vice President, Experience at Publicis Sapient where she forges Experience as the bridge between Strategy and Engineering for Publicis Sapient’s client services. She previously co-founded Wizeline, a...