Speakers

Sarah Drummond

Sarah is a designer, CEO and serial idea generator. She co-founded Snook, MyPolice, CycleHack, Dearest Scotland, Alloa Pride and The Matter. For this work she was awarded a Google Fellowship for her work in technology and democratic innovation and named as...

/ June 19, 2018

Steve Portigal

Steve Portigal helps companies to think and act strategically when innovating with user insights. He is principal of Portigal Consulting, and the author of two books: The classic Interviewing Users: How To Uncover Compelling Insights, and new, Doorbells, Danger, and...

/ June 17, 2018

Adam Fivenson

Adam Fivenson is a user research and digital design specialist at DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration. His approach to design is based on empirical experience with users in the frontier markets where DAI operates. He has conducted Frontier Insights design...

/ May 29, 2018

Frank Long

Frank Long is a Director of Frontend.com an international UX design studio based in Dublin, Ireland. Founded in 1998, Frank and his team have spent 20 years shaping how everyday people engage with a broad spectrum of new technologies and services.

/ May 7, 2018

Joey Zeledón

Joey Zeledón is an award-winning designer with expertise in product design, experience design, and design strategy. Throughout his career, he’s designed everything from footwear and consumer electronics to consumer packaged goods, consumer products, medical devices, housewares, food, services, and spaces.

/ April 26, 2018

Sarah Richards

Sarah spent 10 years working in the UK government, ending as head of content design for the Government Digital Service (GDS).

/ April 23, 2018

Patrick Quattlebaum

Throughout his career, Patrick has consulted with organizations desiring to transform their products and services to better meet the needs of people. Before forming studioPQ, he was Managing Director at Adaptive Path and Head of Service Design at Capital One.

/ April 22, 2018
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Gerry McGovern

Gerry helps large organizations deliver a better digital customer experience.

/ February 26, 2018

Victor Rodrigues

Victor Rodrigues is Cochlear’s Chief Software Architect, where he has been for 17 years.

/ February 26, 2018
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Aman Braich

Aman is a Visual Designer and Creative Director based in Sydney. 

/ February 11, 2018
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Jon Hicks

Jon Hicks is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Oxfordshire, UK. Originally trained as a wildlife illustrator, his career has covered a broad spectrum of mediums but is most well known for his logo work for Firefox, MailChimp and Shopify...

/ January 28, 2018

Marc Stickdorn

Marc is Co-founder and CEO of "More than Metrics", a company creating software for service design, such as Smaply and ExperienceFellow.

/ January 19, 2018

Jay Hasbrouck

Jay Hasbrouck is an anthropologist and strategist whose insights drive innovation and strategic direction for companies, non-profits, and government agencies. He helps clients build on the cultural meanings and contexts of their offerings to refocus their strategies and optimize for...

/ January 16, 2018

Chirryl-Lee Ryan

Chirryl-Lee is a transdisciplinary design practitioner, mentor and leader.

/ January 12, 2018
Faruk Avdi

Faruk Avdi

Faruk started designing interactive digital services in 1998. It’s his third, and current career after performing arts and journalism.

/ January 6, 2018
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Greg Bernarda

Greg Bernarda works with individuals, teams and organizations on strategy, innovation and transformation.

/ November 30, 2017

Simon McIntyre

Simon is the Associate Dean Education at UNSW Sydney, Art & Design, and a member of the Scientia Education Fellowship. He is a multi-award winning educator, passionate about improving the effectiveness, quality and relevance of the student learning experience, and...

/ November 7, 2017

Rachael Mullins

In over 10 years in tech, Rachael’s goal has always been to get the right information to the right user at the right time, whether she’s working as a content strategist, a UX writer or a technical writer.

/ October 25, 2017

Gerry Gaffney

Gerry Gaffney runs a small UX consultancy in Melbourne, called Information and Design. He set up the company 25 years ago, originally to focus on technical communication.

/ October 18, 2017

Elizabeth Pek

Elizabeth is a strategic design leader who has been involved in developing market-leading products for over 21 years

/ October 4, 2017
Andy Polaine

Andy Polaine

Andy Polaine is the APAC Regional Design Director and APAC Evolution Lead global design and innovation consultancy Fjord.

/ September 29, 2017
Emma Jones

Emma Jones

Emma Jones is a talent leader with over 20 years experience in a wide cross-section of people, culture and talent disciplines. She has worked in businesses from boot-strapped tech' start-ups to global corporates, across the UK, US and Australia.

/ September 15, 2017

Michelle Starr

Michelle is an independent consultant who has over 17 years’ experience assisting businesses with their strategic and operational change needs, using a practical change management approach gleaned from a project/program management background.

/ September 15, 2017

Barbara Spanton

Barb is UX Lead at Shopify, in Ottawa Canada, where she’s trying to make the path to entrepreneurship a little bit better.

/ August 16, 2017

Tarra Van Amerongen

Tarra is an innovation leader, focused on the intersection between strategy, design and technology.

/ August 13, 2017

Jennifer Phillippe

[GM of Service Design, Telstra] Jenni drives Service Design at Telstra working together with customers and cross-functional teams to create outstanding experiences and transform the way we do business.

/ April 30, 2017

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn, Principal, Dynamic4 Like you, Anthony Quinn, wants a world that's more connected, knowledgeable, sustainable and equitable.

/ April 27, 2017

Adrienne Tan

Adrienne has been championing Product Management in Australia since 2004 having founded Brainmates, a business dedicated to improving Product Management capability in organisations.

/ April 27, 2017

Kirsten Mann

[GM Global Design and Experience, Aconex] Kirsten helps organisations become customer and user focused, creating product and service experiences which meet real needs.

/ April 20, 2017

Cyril Secourgeon

Cyril is Principal HCD Designer for Westpac with over 10 years experience garnered in Sydney and Paris, and currently, manages the HCD Discovery team at Westpac.

/ March 27, 2017
Eduardo Kranz

Eduardo Kranz

[Design Director at Fjord] Eduardo is a service designer uses his diverse career experience to drive projects and lead FJORD’s Canberra studio, which focuses mostly on the federal government.

/ March 10, 2017

Megan Dell

[Head of UX at 99Designs] Megan began working in the field of user experience back in the day when nobody cared about the internet. It was a great time, being able to get away with some really experimental things compared...

/ March 8, 2017

Fiona Chan

Fiona is a senior front-end developer turned technical recruiter at Lookahead Search. She worked in software teams as a front end developer for many years at companies such as Fairfax Media, Bigcommerce, Westfield and Learnosity. She really enjoyed collaborating with...

/ February 10, 2017