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Friday, May 15 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Table Topics

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Join an informal discussion and meet fellow attendees at an unconference table. Please be respectful of fellow participants by keeping side conversations to a minimum. 

The leader will handle introductions and strive to keep the discussion on topic. 

Table Topics: 

  1. UX Design (Alicia Flanders)

  2. UX Research (Marni Martens)

  3. Agile/Lean UX (Bill Barnert & Ron Akanowicz)

  4. Enterprise UX (C. Todd Lombardo)

  5. Consultant Talk (Ron Perkins)

  6. Strategy Talk (Gilberte Houbart)

  7. Healthcare (Hilary Coolidge)

  8. Manager Talk (Michael Hawley & Sarah Bloomer)

  9. Education (Self-organized)

  10. Financial Services (Self-organized)


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Ron Akanowicz

UX/IA, Self employed
Ron has worked in the tech field for 20+ years in roles such as Business Analyst, Usability Engineer, Information Architect, and User Experience Designer. Ron has used his UX skills for projects and companies as varied as AT&T, Motorola, FedEx, the Smithsonian Institution and in industries... Read More →
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Bill Barnert

Bill has been a UX designer since before there was such a thing, implementing UI's of his own design. He has worked on small screens for small startups (SavaJe; Tap 'n Tap) and larger screens for large corporations (Teradyne; IBM). He has an ScB from Brown in Computer Science Engineering... Read More →
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Sarah Bloomer

Principal, Sarah Bloomer & Co
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Hilary Coolidge

Sr. Experience Researcher, Decision Resources Group
I love interating with real users of products and helping teams create more positive user/customer experiences in the digital and non digital realm. My work in UX has spanned over 15 years, and a a wide range of companies from app startups to Fortune 500 companies, in industries... Read More →
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Alicia Flanders

Principal UX Designer, Various
As a dedicated user advocate, my life's mission is to transform the work of enterprise application users. Within a user-centered design process, I distill business requirements, domain information, technical features, human factors principles, and users' tasks and needs into engaging... Read More →
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Michael Hawley

Chief Design Officer, Mad*Pow
As Chief Design Officer at Mad*Pow Mike leverages his background in interaction design, usability, and design strategy to lead a diverse team of talented experience designers through the process of creating engaging, interactive experiences. You might also call him “chief air traffic... Read More →
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Gilberte Houbart

Team Lead, UX, Demandware
Launching the UX team at Demandware, a leading commerce platform, has been an exciting and challenging experience on many levels. From putting in place a design cycle based on a "lean" approach and rapid prototyping to developing collaborations with engineering, marketing, our account... Read More →
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C. Todd Lombardo

VP of Product, MachineMetrics
Data nerd. Design geek. Product fanatic. Product Design Sprints. Design in Enterprises. UX in Enterprises. Product Management. Product Roadmapping. Product Research. Buzzword bingo winner.
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Marni Martens

Senior Researcher, Pearson
I have been executing design and development research at Pearson since 1999 - from early exploration and needs assessments to conceptualization/design and field studies, blending qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as user experience and market research techniques to ensure... Read More →
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Ron Perkins

Principal, Design Perspectives
I've had my own UX consulting business since 1996. What to think about before starting your own business? What 3 unpleasant things must be done to run your business? Pros and cons of a flexible lifestyle - Can you really live on vacation, and sneak out to go to work? "Time is... Read More →

Friday May 15, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Liberty A/B - Unconference

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