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2023 UX Speaker Series

Annually in winter quarter, the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering hosts a 10-week seminar series on User Experience (UX), where we welcome industry experts to speak about current topics in the field. 

2023 UX Speaker Series

 Fridays, winter quarter
January 6 – March 10
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
ECE 105 & Zoom

Presentations are open to the public. Most talks will be recorded, and videos will be added to this webpage within a few days after each presentation. Talk details are added as they are available.

January 6
Jake Knapp


Inventor of the Design Sprint
Co-Founder, Character Venture Capital
Author, Sprint and Make Time

View recording

January 13
Josh LaMar 


CEO & Co-Founder, Amplinate

View  recording

January 20
Caroline Gaffney


VP of Product, LinkedIn; Chief of Staff to the CEO, LinkedIn

View recording

January 27
Lisa Kamm


SVP of Product, The New York Times

View recording

February 3
Alexis Hope 


Creative Director, TEN FWD

View recording

February 10
Brian McDonald


Chief Storyteller, Belief Agency

View Recording

February 17
Michael Harnisch


Principal Design Manager, Mojang Studios

View recording

February 24
Louise O’Connor


Executive Producer, Rare Ltd

View recording 

March 3
Denae Ford Robinson


Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research

view recording