Julia Khusainova

Julia currently works as an Experience Designer at Airbnb. Previously she led design for a new product line at Shyp, worked on Growth at Twitter and established design at early stage startups including 23Snaps, Roadacious, and Versal. You can read about her process of bringing products from ideas to launch on Medium and listen to her interview on Design Details. Julia is recognized as a travel […]

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Sophie Freiermuth

Sophie is a user experience, agile and innovation consultant based in London, UK, and busy worldwide. She shares her extensive designer, trainer and coach experience through targeted, game-changing engagements. Sophie is passionate about people happily contributing their best and working well together, with focus and a clear sense of purpose, on products and services that […]

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Nidhi Jalwal

Nidhi believes that design is the act of attuning to observations and building empathy to create experiences that tell stories. She works as a UX Researcher at EY Intuitive to make sure that the user is an integral part of the equation. Nidhi has traveled and worked with different designers and artists in various communities […]

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Sara Ortloff Khoury

As director of user experience design for Google Cloud, Sara leads research & design teams that deliver products and services to help people and businesses thrive. Her product development approach focuses on building empathy through directly observed insights and driving innovation through experimentation, iterative design and testing. Before joining Google in 2015, Sara led high […]

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Alla Weinberg

Alla wants to live in a world where every person feels seen, heard, and valued at work. She believes loving our work is a human right, not a privilege. As a leadership coach and culture designer, Alla has worked with large enterprise organizations as well as small businesses to create work environments that people love. […]

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Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Sara Wachter-Boettcher is a Philly-based content strategy and user experience expert who has worked on the web since 2005. As the principal of Rare Union, she’s led projects and facilitated workshops for Fortune 100 corporations, education and research institutions, and startups. She is the co-author, with Eric Meyer, of Design for Real Life from A Book Apart, and […]

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Kristin Skinner

Kristin Skinner is an author, speaker, workshop teacher, and organization design leader. Most recently she was Head of Design Management at Capital One, establishing and leading the practice and team of Design Managers who coordinate the design organization’s efforts, guide cross-functional collaboration, and enable the design team to deliver outcomes with measurable impact. Kristin has […]

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Una Kravets

Una Kravets is a speaker, technical writer, and UI Engineer on the front-end infrastructure team at DigitalOcean. She’s written for various online publications such as A List Apart, Smashing Magazine, and SitePoint. Una also co-hosts the Toolsday podcast and started both the DC and Austin Sass Meetups. She’s a performance nerd, loves the open source community and listens […]

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Sara Thacher

Sara Thacher is a Creative Lead at Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development in Glendale, California, where her particular interest is in designing for participation. Before joining WDI, Sara worked as an independent experience designer and culture engineer managing interactive, transmedia projects with a focus on storytelling, public space, and urban exploration. She was Lead Producer […]

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Dorelle Rabinowitz

Dorelle Rabinowitz leads the global product design teams for Consumer, Credit & Identity at PayPal, driving iterative development and influencing direction of P2P, messaging, onboarding and commerce products across web and mobile channels. Previously, Dorelle was the design strategist for Intuit’s Harmony Design System where she helped teams design and unify an ecosystem. Before that, […]

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