speakers

a group of makers & leaders attending our 2019 conference.

our speakers come from a wide range of design backgrounds, just like our attendees.

 

keynotes + workshops

ario jafarzadeh   // head of design @  postmates X

ario jafarzadeh // head of design @ postmates X

Marc Greenberg   // product and UX lead @  postmates X

Marc Greenberg // product and UX lead @ postmates X

Tim Riley   // senior director, ux design @  warby Parker

Tim Riley // senior director, ux design @ warby Parker

Melissa Dalrymple  // partner @  McKinsey design

Melissa Dalrymple // partner @ McKinsey design

Doug Melville  // chief diversity officer @  TBWa

Doug Melville // chief diversity officer @ TBWa

Brian bimschleger   // head of strategy @  Arthur

Brian bimschleger // head of strategy @ Arthur

 
 

panels + fireside chats

Bryan o’neil hughes  // director of product management @  adobe

Bryan o’neil hughes // director of product management @ adobe

Debbie millman  // designer, author, host @  Design matters

Debbie millman // designer, author, host @ Design matters

Robert Brunner  // founder/partner @  ammunition

Robert Brunner // founder/partner @ ammunition

heather luipold   // creative lead @  google creative lab

heather luipold // creative lead @ google creative lab

amber Atkins     // design thinking leader @  ibm

amber Atkins // design thinking leader @ ibm

dan sormaz  // vp of design @  Spotify

dan sormaz // vp of design @ Spotify

Ifeoma Ebo  // urban designer & strategist @  NYC mayor’s office

Ifeoma Ebo // urban designer & strategist @ NYC mayor’s office

matthieu mingasson   // director of product @  code & theory

matthieu mingasson // director of product @ code & theory

deva pardue  // senior creative director @  the wing

deva pardue // senior creative director @ the wing

 

executive seminars

sher chew  // senior designer @  anti/anti

sher chew // senior designer @ anti/anti

Daniel hall  // chief ux designer @  Toyota motor North America

Daniel hall // chief ux designer @ Toyota motor North America

Phil delbourgo  // vp of design @  Vox media

Phil delbourgo // vp of design @ Vox media

Chris Purcell  // managing director @  Deloitte

Chris Purcell // managing director @ Deloitte

David heasty  // partner @  triboro

David heasty // partner @ triboro

Mario Hugo  // founder and creative director @  Hugo + Marie

Mario Hugo // founder and creative director @ Hugo + Marie

ros knopov  // creative director @  anti/anti

ros knopov // creative director @ anti/anti

jerry Johnston  // managing director @  anti/anti

jerry Johnston // managing director @ anti/anti

Michelle mattar   // director @  studio of michelle mattar

Michelle mattar // director @ studio of michelle mattar

Rafael Marin  // design director @  work & co.

Rafael Marin // design director @ work & co.

Barry Quinn  // chief design officer @  DDB North America

Barry Quinn // chief design officer @ DDB North America

naz mirzaie  // senior design researcher and service designer @  ideo

naz mirzaie // senior design researcher and service designer @ ideo

Alison rand  // strategic design, operations, and management @  invision

Alison rand // strategic design, operations, and management @ invision

Alastair simpson  // head of design @  atlassian

Alastair simpson // head of design @ atlassian

David Schwarz  // founding partner @  hush

David Schwarz // founding partner @ hush

Marielle velander  // research manager @  reboot

Marielle velander // research manager @ reboot

Adam Waxman  // product manager @  seat geek

Adam Waxman // product manager @ seat geek

Austin tragni  // regional design director @  wework

Austin tragni // regional design director @ wework

abbey stark  // us senior interior design leader @  Ikea

abbey stark // us senior interior design leader @ Ikea

marc woollard  // vp of brand and experience @  aruliden

marc woollard // vp of brand and experience @ aruliden

matt schoen   // executive design director @  vice media

matt schoen // executive design director @ vice media

 

past speakers

in the past, we’ve had speakers like:

debbie millman   // founder + host @  design matters

debbie millman // founder + host @ design matters

rob Schwartz   // ceo @  tbwa

rob Schwartz // ceo @ tbwa

Daniel burka   // design partner @  google ventures

Daniel burka // design partner @ google ventures

abbott miller   // partner @  pentagram

abbott miller // partner @ pentagram

Jamie myrold   // vp of design @  adobe

Jamie myrold // vp of design @ adobe

Michael gericke   // partner + owner @  pentagram

Michael gericke // partner + owner @ pentagram

dana arnett   // owner @  vsa partners

dana arnett // owner @ vsa partners

albert lee   // design partner @  nea

albert lee // design partner @ nea