Design, Process, and Innovation

Spoke to audiences as large as 1500 people. Trained in speaking and improv.

Sample Talks

  • Improvising Your Way to Effective Brainstorms (2015)

    Workshop - Ranked 1st for "most fun" and 4th for "most useful" by attendees.

  • Quick Product Pitches (2014)

    Various Hackathons

  • Enterprise UX Meetup (2014)


  • Growing Design Teams with Product Size (2013)

    VMware UX Conference

  • Designing for Technical Domains (2013)

    UX Tech Talk Series

  • Idea to Simplify Calendaring (2012)

    VMware, VMworld US and EMEA - Voted best speaker by attendees at VMware.

  • Design and Research Processes in vSphere (2011)

    VMware UX Conference

  • View external talks and videos.


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- Jennifer R
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- Barend D