Meet world renowned speakers

Dan Brown

Co-founder of EightShapes

In 2006, Dan Brown co-founded EightShapes, a design firm based in Washington, DC. EightShapes designs digital products and systematizes design standards for Fortune 500 clients. Most recently, Dan has conducted user research for a higher education product, designed an application for architects seeking a license, and lead the design of a web-based consumer application for a major educational publishing company.

Boon Sheridan

UX Designer

Over the last twenty years Boon has had job titles like site producer, content specialist, information architect, interaction designer, user researcher, stage manager, and voice-over actor. Between bouts of title whiplash heโ€™s helped build some very big things, some very small things and learned a lot along the way.

Cornelius Rachieru

Managing Director of Ampli2de Inc.

Cornelius is the founder of Canadian UX consultancy Ampli2de Inc., where he explores his fascination with the politics of design while leading enterprise-scale experience and service design projects.

Alastair Somerville

Sensory Design Consultant.

He provides specialist advice on wayfinding, cognition and user centred design to companies and public organisations who provide both physical and digital services.

Kim Goodwin

VP of Product & User Experience at PatientsLikeMe

Kim Goodwin is VP of Product and User Experience at PatientsLikeMe, where her team helps patients with serious diseases live better today and drive medical research for tomorrow.

Cyd Harrell

Chief of Staff, 18F at General Service Administration

Cyd is a user research expert who believes you can answer any question as long as you are fearless and creative about methods.