We are all aware that UX is a diverse field. No two UX professionals come from the same background. But how about building a successful, meaningful career? What are some ways to lead, and grow as a UX professional?
This month, we invite you to take a peek at the journeys of two UX leaders / entrepreneurs -- what were their decision processes like at some of the critical moments in their career paths? How did they develop the leadership skills they needed to be truly autonomous? How do they currently foster entrepreneurial spirit in their staff? They will give their narratives, as well as answering the audience's burning questions.
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UX Growth: Lessons From An Entrepreneur
Mona Patel (Bio)
In this talk, Mona Patel, CEO & Founder of Motivate Design, will inspire you to build a stronger connection between your management skills and your user experience know-how. Through lessons learned as an entrepreneur building a UX research, design, and staffing shop, as well as, lessons from her time out in the field, Mona will highlight what she's seen as the catalyst for success amongst teams.
Leading By Design
John Payne (Bio)
John Payne is Managing Director at Moment, a digital strategy and design consultancy he co-founded in 2002. With over twenty-five years of experience as a design consultant and educator, he brings deep expertise in design methodologies and user-centered innovation techniques to Moment clients like Bloomberg, ESPN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Weather Channel and American Express. In 2017, John will co-chair Interaction 17, IxDA’s 10th annual global design conference.
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Tuesday, April 19
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