Bill scott paypal 2014
Keynote Speaker

Bill Scott

Senior Director of UI Engineering, PayPal

Bill has always been passionate about software engineering (30 years). And just as passionate to understand how humans interact with software.

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Kerry bodine final
Keynote Speaker

Kerry Bodine

Former VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Coauthor of Outside In

Kerry Bodine believes that happy customers lead to happy shareholders. Her recent book, Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, helps business leaders understand the financial benefits of great customer experiences.

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Lesley mottla zipcar 2014

Lesley Mottla

Executive Vice President of Product & Member Experience, Zipcar

Lesley and her team are the behind-the-scenes masterminds who take a people-centered approach to improve, design, and innovate the Zipcar member experience—from mobile to web to member support to the Zipcar itself.

J galen buckwalter tidepool 2014

J. Galen Buckwalter

Research Scientist, Entrepreneur, Data Scientist, TidePool

J. Galen Buckwalter, PhD, is a research scientist and entrepreneur. His research career is marked by the development of numerous assessments of cognitive and psychological characteristics.

Wendy lea getsatisfaction 2014

Wendy Lea

Executive Chairman, Get Satisfaction

Wendy currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Get Satisfaction, an angel investor, strategic advisor, and board member for a long list of startups. Wendy serves on the board of Silicon Valley Social Venture Capital and Corporate Visions.

Chris mccarthy innovationlearningnetwork 2014

Chris McCarthy

Founder of the Innovation Learning Network & Innovation Specialist, Kaiser Permanente

Chris McCarthy is the Director of the Innovation Learning Network and an Innovation Specialist with Kaiser Permanente’s Innovation Consultancy.

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Leah Buley

Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Leah Buley is the author of the book The User Experience Team of One and a principal analyst at Forrester, where she researches the evolving role of user experience.

Josh levine greatmonday 2014

Josh Levine

Brand Strategist & Principal, Great Monday

Brand strategist Josh Levine has spent over a decade helping purpose-driven businesses improve their company's culture. Josh regularly speaks, writes, and leads workshops on the intersection of brand and business.

Todd wilkens ibm 2014

Todd Wilkens

Design Principal, IBM

Todd Wilkens has a passion for building effective design organizations. He is a Design Principal in IBM's new Design Division and a member of the leadership team for their flagship Design Center in Austin, TX.

Jon setzen mediatemple 2014

Jon Setzen

Creative Director, (mt) Media Temple

Jon Setzen designed and coded his first website in 1995 and, over the years, has worked with everyone from Alicia Keys to Nikon to MoMA.

Jason stirman medium 2014

Jason Stirman

Product Design & People Operations, Medium

Jason Stirman is currently focused on building a world-class product and company at Medium (

Kate rutter intelleto 2014

Kate Rutter

Principal, Intelleto

Kate Rutter is an entrepreneur+designer with a talent for bringing companies and customers together through visual methods, lean strategies and user-centered design.

Michael kim habitatdesign 2014

Michael Kim

CEO & Founder, Habit Design™ by Kairos Labs

Michael Kim is CEO and Founder of Habit Design™, the largest research cooperative of over 500 companies, universities, and non-profits sharing best practices in sustainable behavior-change through Open Science.

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Peter Merholz

VP of Design, Snagajob

Peter Merholz co-founded Adaptive Path in 2001. He is also perhaps most (in)famous for coining the word “blog” in 1999.

Livia labate mx 2014

Livia Labate

Senior Director of User Experience, Marriott International

Livia Labate is Senior Director of User Experience at Marriott International, where she focuses on the stewardship and governance of Marriott’s Digital experiences.

Amy parnell mx 2014

Amy Parnell

Senior Manager of Product Design, LinkedIn

Amy Parnell manages the Product Design organization at LinkedIn. Her team is responsible for all product solutions at LinkedIn.

Malini bakshi leveque mx 2014

Malini Bakshi Leveque

UX Design Architect, Hewlett Packard Converged Systems

Malini B. Leveque is the User Experience design architect for Hewlett Packard Converged Systems, Enterprise group.

Brandon schauer mx 2014

Brandon Schauer

Head of Adaptive Path, Adaptive Path

Brandon's passion for understanding the needs of customers has taken him everywhere from homes of cancer patients to the tunnels beneath Disney World.