Nick Myers is the managing director of visual design and branding at Cooper where he works with teams to design experiences across a variety of digital products and services. He helps companies craft interfaces and brands that are both unique and compelling, yet authentic and usable. During his time at Cooper, he has focused on the design of iPad collaboration tools, portfolio management, in-home patient care, 3D interior design, photo sharing, virtualization, medical informatics, and even check fraud.
Sassy, smiling and straightforward, Megan directs experience design at Mad*Pow while simultaneously heading up all of its marketing activities.With 15 years of experience in marketing and experience design, Megan is the ultimate user advocate. She specializes in helping clients discover the attitudes, intents and behaviors of their users and to understand what is truly important to them.
Lindsay Moore is a User Experience Architect at EffectiveUI where she specializes in user-centered design practices, helping clients such as Rosetta Stone and Sports Authority solve complex data and usability challenges for Web, mobile and desktop applications. Her background is in Liberal and Fine Arts, but she became designer after figuring out that it was much more interesting to solve creative problems for people other than herself.
Kaleem is a founding partner of strategy and design research consultancy True Insight, based in Toronto. As a strategist, consultant and researcher, Kaleem helps global companies, agencies, startups and governments create great experiences and solve complex problems. Over two decades, he has worked with clients that include leaders in consumer electronics, mobile technology, Internet services, software, health care, financial services, telecom and security. That experience has informed his perspective on ethical challenges in the interaction design field.
Kalani Kordus is the Chief Creative Officer for smudgeproof, a design & development firm specializing in multi-touch and mobile software. smudgeproof has helped premium brands and Fortune 500 companies create compelling user experiences for millions of people. Prior to smudgeproof, he was a Product Design Architect for Yahoo's Mail and Messenger products, helping them bring Yahoo Messenger for Vista/iPhone/Android and Yahoo Mail for Android to market. While he was at frog design he worked with many major brands, including HP, Alltel and Yahoo!
Josh Clark is a designer, developer, and author specializing in mobile design strategy and user experience. He's author of the O'Reilly books "Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps" and "Best iPhone Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders." Josh's outfit Global Moxie offers workshops and consulting services to help creative companies build tapworthy iPhone apps and effective websites.
Jimmy Chandler has been working with clients and colleagues to create Web sites and applications with great user experiences for over 13 years. Active in the Washington, DC area UX community, Jimmy is a frequent attendee, volunteer, organizer, and speaker for Accessibility DC, IXDA DC, and other UX-related events.
Deb Gelman has been involved with kids and media since 1993. After earning bachelors' degrees in visual media and psychology from American University in Washington, DC, Deb worked in childrenis television, creating educational programming for elementary-school kids. She moved into interactive media in the late 90s, studying information design and technology at Georgia Tech. Her masters' thesis, and subsequent work, focused on using immersive online iworldsi to teach kids about environmental science.