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  • The AgileUX New York City 2012

    How to create great design experiences in an Agile development environment.

    This conference is for stakeholders, product managers and user experience designers passionate about building products that delight their customers, whether you work for a lean startup or a large organization. You’ll learn from the thought leaders in the AgileUX community about the entire lifecycle of software development, including:

    • Organization and cultural change
    • Team building
    • Process design
    • Customer research
    • Design studios
    • Transparent design
    • User story writing
    • Mid-stream rapid cadence usability testing
    • Getting a seat at the table

    Attendees will walk away with a strong understanding of the complete lifecycle and practical methods they can deploy immediately.

     

    Conference Co-Chairs

    Will Evans

    Will Evans

    Will Evans is Manager, Experience Design for TheLadders in New York City with 15 years industry experience in interaction design, information architecture, and user experience strategy. His experiences include directing UX for social network analytics and terrorism risk modeling at AIR Worldwide, UX Architect for Gather.com, and UX Architect for travel search engine Kayak.com. He worked at Lotus/IBM where he was the senior information architect, and for Curl – a DARPA-funded MIT project when he was at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science.


    Jeff Gothelf

    Jeff Gothelf
    Jeff Gothelf has spent a 14 year career as an interaction designer, Agile practitioner, user experience team leader and blogger. He is one of the leading voices on the topic of Agile UX and Lean UX. In addition, Jeff is the author of the upcoming O’Reilly book (2012), Lean UX: Getting Out of the Deliverables Business. Jeff has led cross-functional product design teams at TheLadders, Publicis Modem, WebTrends, Fidelity, AOL while maintaining a strong advisory and mentorship presence in the startup communities of New York City and Silicon Valley.


     

    Conference Creative Director

    Todd Hoza

    Todd Hoza

    Todd Hoza has worked at some of the biggest and most successful advertising agencies — Euro RSCG, Ogilvy, and McGarryBowen. He and his teams have created some of the strongest and most strategic digital work for clients like: Sharp Electronics, Pfizer’s Lipitor, Playskool, Campbell’s Kitchen, Samsung, and Verizon Wireless. Everything from the architecture and designing of grand sites to the creation of dynamic rich media campaigns to the development of smart social media platforms to the engineering of user-centric tools and functionality. Todd believes the only way you can truly express a brand is through the user-centered functionality, organization, tools, and experiences.

 

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