Welcome to our new roster of interesting speakers for you to learn from and collaborate with. The experts shown here represent UX in the Pacific Northwest as well as many cities in the United States, and six other countries. We have tried to bring together a wide variety of perspectives for 2018.
Peter Morville is a pioneer of information architecture and UX and author of the bestselling...
Molly Wright Steenson
Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Steenson is an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, where she...
Elizabeth Laraki is Director of Product Design at Facebook where she leads the design teams...
Kai Haley leads the Design Relations team at Google, which supports design excellence for designers...
Sam Zaiss is fascinated by others’ stories. He’s spent the past 10 years as a...
Rebecca Destello is a UX Researcher at Facebook where she works on special projects aimed...
Tom Satwicz, Ph.D.
Tom is a UX Director and Partner at Blink and has been researching interaction and...
Paul is a software architect and leader at projekt202, where success is measured by delivering...
Alexandra Cahill leads Conversational AI Learning at Capital One where she believes having a meaningful...
Cami Thorum is the UX Producer for the Isilon Engineering division of Dell EMC. She...
Christian Silk is a UX Designer at Amazon on the Seller Support team.
University of Illinois
Jon Gunderson is the Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology Accessibility in the Division...
As VP of Design Services, Geoff leads a team that designs and creates cross-platform digital...
Tristan Plank is an Interaction Designer at Blink UX, where he designs cross-platform digital experiences...
Jillian is a Senior Product Researcher at Intercom with experience in user research, industrial design,...
Justin Marx is a Senior UX Designer at Amazon supporting customer service technology, and an...
Esteban J Perez Hemminger
I’m currently a Product Design Lead for a team of five designers at IBM Studios...
Pardot (part of Salesforce)
Cliff is a UX lead at Pardot (part of Salesforce), helping build world-class B2B marketing...
While growing Blink from two to over sixty employees, he has worked with hundreds of...
Sylvie Daumal is the co-founder of WeDigitalGarden, an innovation company in Paris, France: she is...
Leonardo Monteiro de Miranda
Globosat Digital Platforms
Leonardo currently works as Product Owner at Globosat Digital Platforms in Brazil with an extensive...
Breker Group Consulting
Melissa is the Founder of Breker Group Consulting with over 15 years of experience leading...
Dalia El-Shimy is a UX Research lead at Shopify where she leads research efforts on...
Cory Lebson, author of The UX Careers Handbook, is focused on user research and evaluation,...
Jessica Eggert is an HR Business Partner at RealSelf and the Founder and President of...
Project Showcase Presenters
Lori Sanders is a Documentation and User Assistance Writer at Salesforce in San Francisco.
Gowtham is a Usability Engineer, living in Germany, and working for VSF Experts.