Leadership By Design 2017

Leadership By Design 2017

Learn design leadership from the experts at Leadership by Design 2017.

Leadership By Design 2018 is an online 2-day conference focused on all aspects of design leadership.

On Thursday & Friday, August 10th & 11th, we’re hosting a two-day, single-track conference featuring inspiring keynote speakers, accomplished design leaders, and experienced professionals from major brands and organizations.

This event was previously titled “Prototypes, Process & Play.”

Event Details
Speakers
Mike Davidson
Mike Davidson
Mike most recently spent three years as Vice President of Design for Twitter. Prior to joining Twitter, Mike was Vice President at NBCNews.com, where he managed social news products and technologies.
Eli Silva
Eli Silva
Senior Product Designer
Pivotal Labs
Eli Silva is a Sr. Product designer at Pivotal labs. Eli is best known as a diversity advocate with practical insights drawn from the design discipline. Unlike traditional approaches to org design that focus on charts and work distribution, Eli emphasizes studying the way people interact with an organization as a product.
Jared Spool
Jared Spool
Founder & Co-Founder
User Interface Engineering & Centre Center
Jared Spool is the founder of User Interface Engineering (UIE), the largest usability research organization of its kind in the world. If you’ve ever seen Jared speak about usability, you know that he’s probably the most effective and knowledgeable communicator on the subject today.
Tami Evnin
Tami Evnin
Lead Product Designer
NASDAQ
Tami Evnin is the Director of Portfolio Design Strategy at Nasdaq, where her team is changing the way a fintech leader builds products. She has established design best practices and helped scale the team from 3 to over 25 designers.
Sofia Millares
Sofia Millares
Creative Director of Product Design
NASDAQ
Sofia Millares is the Creative Director of Product Design at Nasdaq. For the past four years she has been overseeing the styling and global functionality for the entire product suite offering.
Suzanna Bierwirth
Suzanna Bierwirth
Chief Creative Officer
Consumer-first through-the-line thinker. Empowering Leader. Passionate Business Builder. Mother. Maker. Instigator.
Kathi Kaiser
Kathi Kaiser
Co-Founder & Partner
Centralis
Kathi Kaiser is co-founder and partner at Centralis, a Chicago-based UX consultancy. She leads a top-notch team in creating great user experiences for global clients, start-ups, and cultural institutions.
Dan Brown
Dan Brown
Co-Founder
EightShapes
Together with Nathan Curtis, Dan Brown founded EightShapes in 2006. Though specializing in information architecture, user research, and design discovery, Dan’s career spans most aspects of UX design.
Dr. Steve Julius
Dr. Steve Julius
Team Psychologist & Founder
Human Resource Consulting Group
Dr. Steve Julius is the founder and chief executive of HRCG, a Chicago based firm specializing in executive leadership, high performance teamwork, organizational effectiveness and strategic human capital solutions.
Carmen Medina
Carmen Medina
Owner
Medinanalytics
Carmen is an organizational heretic and all-purpose troublemaker whose only real expertise is asking stupid questions and noticing odd, new things that might amount to something…or maybe not.
Lisa Welchman
Lisa Welchman
Author, Managing Chaos: Digital Governance by Design
For the past two decades, the leaders of global 1000 companies, NGOs, and other organizations have turned to Lisa to analyze and solve their digital governance challenges.
Nicole Maynard
Nicole Maynard
Head of User Experience
Hyatt
Nicole Maynard is the Head of User Experience at Hyatt leading a team of researchers, interaction and visual designers, creating solutions that elevate Hyatt’s digital footprint and enhance the guest experience. She has taken the helm as president of the Chicago chapter of UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association).
Julia Keren-Detar
Julia Keren-Detar
UX Designer
Untame
Julia Keren-Detar is a game designer and developer based out of Chicago, IL. Currently she is the Creative Director for Untame, a studio shared by her and her husband.
Matthew Milan
Matthew Milan
CEO
Normative
Matthew is a complex systems specialist with a focus on software innovation. He has degrees in Ski Area Management, Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Planning, and has spent most of his career helping organizations make concrete decisions about the future through the integration of strategic design and technology prototyping.
Jay Newton-Small
Jay Newton-Small
Author, Co-Founder
MemoryWell
Jay Newton-Small is cofounder of MemoryWell, which tells the life stories of those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Scott Berkun
Scott Berkun
Author & Speaker
Scott Berkun is a bestselling author and popular speaker on creativity, philosophy, culture, business and many other subjects. He’s the author of seven books, including The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and The Year Without Pants.
Donna Lichaw
Donna Lichaw
Executive Coach, Author, & Speaker
Independent
Donna Lichaw is an executive coach, speaker, author, and tin robot collector serving leaders in the product, design, and tech community at large.
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Leadership By Design 2017

Learn design leadership from the experts at Leadership by Design 2017.

Leadership By Design 2018 is an online 2-day conference focused on all aspects of design leadership.

On Thursday & Friday, August 10th & 11th, we’re hosting a two-day, single-track conference featuring inspiring keynote speakers, accomplished design leaders, and experienced professionals from major brands and organizations.

This event was previously titled “Prototypes, Process & Play.”

Event Details
Speakers
Mike Davidson
Mike Davidson
Mike most recently spent three years as Vice President of Design for Twitter. Prior to joining Twitter, Mike was Vice President at NBCNews.com, where he managed social news products and technologies.
Eli Silva
Eli Silva
Senior Product Designer
Pivotal Labs
Eli Silva is a Sr. Product designer at Pivotal labs. Eli is best known as a diversity advocate with practical insights drawn from the design discipline. Unlike traditional approaches to org design that focus on charts and work distribution, Eli emphasizes studying the way people interact with an organization as a product.
Jared Spool
Jared Spool
Founder & Co-Founder
User Interface Engineering & Centre Center
Jared Spool is the founder of User Interface Engineering (UIE), the largest usability research organization of its kind in the world. If you’ve ever seen Jared speak about usability, you know that he’s probably the most effective and knowledgeable communicator on the subject today.
Tami Evnin
Tami Evnin
Lead Product Designer
NASDAQ
Tami Evnin is the Director of Portfolio Design Strategy at Nasdaq, where her team is changing the way a fintech leader builds products. She has established design best practices and helped scale the team from 3 to over 25 designers.
Sofia Millares
Sofia Millares
Creative Director of Product Design
NASDAQ
Sofia Millares is the Creative Director of Product Design at Nasdaq. For the past four years she has been overseeing the styling and global functionality for the entire product suite offering.
Suzanna Bierwirth
Suzanna Bierwirth
Chief Creative Officer
Consumer-first through-the-line thinker. Empowering Leader. Passionate Business Builder. Mother. Maker. Instigator.
Kathi Kaiser
Kathi Kaiser
Co-Founder & Partner
Centralis
Kathi Kaiser is co-founder and partner at Centralis, a Chicago-based UX consultancy. She leads a top-notch team in creating great user experiences for global clients, start-ups, and cultural institutions.
Dan Brown
Dan Brown
Co-Founder
EightShapes
Together with Nathan Curtis, Dan Brown founded EightShapes in 2006. Though specializing in information architecture, user research, and design discovery, Dan’s career spans most aspects of UX design.
Dr. Steve Julius
Dr. Steve Julius
Team Psychologist & Founder
Human Resource Consulting Group
Dr. Steve Julius is the founder and chief executive of HRCG, a Chicago based firm specializing in executive leadership, high performance teamwork, organizational effectiveness and strategic human capital solutions.
Carmen Medina
Carmen Medina
Owner
Medinanalytics
Carmen is an organizational heretic and all-purpose troublemaker whose only real expertise is asking stupid questions and noticing odd, new things that might amount to something…or maybe not.
Lisa Welchman
Lisa Welchman
Author, Managing Chaos: Digital Governance by Design
For the past two decades, the leaders of global 1000 companies, NGOs, and other organizations have turned to Lisa to analyze and solve their digital governance challenges.
Nicole Maynard
Nicole Maynard
Head of User Experience
Hyatt
Nicole Maynard is the Head of User Experience at Hyatt leading a team of researchers, interaction and visual designers, creating solutions that elevate Hyatt’s digital footprint and enhance the guest experience. She has taken the helm as president of the Chicago chapter of UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association).
Julia Keren-Detar
Julia Keren-Detar
UX Designer
Untame
Julia Keren-Detar is a game designer and developer based out of Chicago, IL. Currently she is the Creative Director for Untame, a studio shared by her and her husband.
Matthew Milan
Matthew Milan
CEO
Normative
Matthew is a complex systems specialist with a focus on software innovation. He has degrees in Ski Area Management, Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Planning, and has spent most of his career helping organizations make concrete decisions about the future through the integration of strategic design and technology prototyping.
Jay Newton-Small
Jay Newton-Small
Author, Co-Founder
MemoryWell
Jay Newton-Small is cofounder of MemoryWell, which tells the life stories of those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Scott Berkun
Scott Berkun
Author & Speaker
Scott Berkun is a bestselling author and popular speaker on creativity, philosophy, culture, business and many other subjects. He’s the author of seven books, including The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and The Year Without Pants.
Donna Lichaw
Donna Lichaw
Executive Coach, Author, & Speaker
Independent
Donna Lichaw is an executive coach, speaker, author, and tin robot collector serving leaders in the product, design, and tech community at large.
Event Details
Sponsors
March 2024
S M T W T F S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  
Categories