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Keynote Speaker

Julia Whitney

Leadership Coach, Whitney and Associates

Julia Whitney is a leadership coach. She helps individuals and teams, in design and software development, to iterate to leadership excellence, increasing their self-awareness, constructive behaviour, and resourcefulness along the way.

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Miles Orkin

Chief of Staff, SIMux, Google

Miles Orkin helps lead SIMux, a full-stack UX team of over 400 people, driving all aspects of user experience research, strategy, and design for Search, Identity, and Maps -- the products that made Google a verb.


Emi Kolawole

CEO & Founder, Dexign LLC

Emi Kolawole is a multi-media professional with over a decade of experience and the founder of Dexign LLC based in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Christina Wodtke

Author, Radical Focus, Wodtke Consulting

Christina Wodtke is an author, speaker, and teacher in Silicon Valley with deep insight into human innovation and high-performing teams.


Eric Hellweg

Managing Director, Product Management and Digital Strategy, Harvard Business Review

Eric Hellweg leads the strategic direction and product management for all of Harvard Business Review’s digital offerings, including HBR.org, the iPad app, smartphone apps, for-sale products, and others.


Karen Pascoe

SVP - Experience Design, Mastercard

Karen is the Senior Vice President, Experience Design for Digital Payments & Labs, leading the design of key consumer & customer facing experiences in MasterCard’s broader transition to digital.

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Richard Dalton

VP, Head of Design, Capital One Commercial Bank

Richard has been involved in design since graduating from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1994 with a degree in Software Engineering that he didn't know what to do with.