Stephanie Nguyen

Stephanie is the Director of Design at Coinsquare where she is responsible for leading the team that create experiences connecting blockchain and the finance world, as well as creative direction for the brand. Outside of Coinsquare, she is also a Director for Women Who Code Toronto, a not-for-profit group that helps women build technical skills […]

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Tatiana Kolesnikova

Experience designer with academic background in both IT and design, Tatiana’s main role is to bridge the gap between these two disciplines. She has extensive working experience in information architecture, usability analysis and full range UX and UI design both in-house and as an external consultant. Working as a design lead Tatiana kick starts about […]

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Susan Lin

Susan Lin creates design systems, builds the capacity of design teams, and drives the alignment needed to deliver exceptional product experiences for millions of users. As a design lead, She’s worked in cross functional multidisciplinary teams for the past 10+ years. She designed HealthCare.gov’s new application experience and built Trulia’s first design system. She graduated […]

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Lara Hanlon

Lara has delivered talks at TEDx; The Future event; National Digital Design Conference Pakistan; Bulgaria Web Summit; and OFFSET Dublin. She has facilitated design thinking workshops at IxDA 2016; National Digital Design Conference Pakistan; and UX Camp Dublin 2017. Her work has also been exhibited at Milan Design Week; selected by 100 Archive; featured by Offscreen Magazine; and published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Karen VanHouten

Over 20 years in enterprise UX have left Karen a tiny bit unhinged, kind of sweary, and intensely committed to designing better ways for teams to work together. She is the founder and principal of Curious Red LLC, where she provides coaching and amateur group therapy to teams looking to level up their design, leadership, […]

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Elizabeth Grigg

Elizabeth Grigg is a keen observer and big talker. She has put these skills to work as an interaction designer, project manager, and trophy wife. Now she has integrated all these skills into a new career in Motion Design. Her life goal is to look back on each day and be able to say “more […]

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Vicki Tan

Vicki is a Senior Product Designer at Headspace, creating experiences to guide new users towards a healthy meditation practice. Previously, she was at Lyft, optimizing the passenger ride experience, and at Google, designing tools for reducing bias and predicting outcomes. Prior to Google, Vicki was at Stanford’s School of Medicine coordinating research studies in Pediatric […]

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Laurie Frick

Laurie Frick is a data artist exploring the bumpy future of data captured about us. We’re more than halfway thru the decade when humans shift from mysterious beings – to big data algorithms, where everything about us will be known. Rather than worry, Frick envisions a time when personal data is a peek into our […]

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Taneen Jafarkhani

Taneen brings a team-centric and agile approach to organizational design. Currently, she is the VP of People at Philosophie, an innovation studio based in Los Angeles and New York. As a hands-on practitioner, she experiments with solutions to real problems and has plenty of stories and lessons from the trenches. Prior to Philosophie, Taneen led […]

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Omayeli Arenyeka

Omayeli (Yeli) is an artist and technologist from Nigeria currently playing with data at the Recurse Center in NYC. She’s been working as a Software Engineer at LinkedIn on the design systems team. Yeli graduated from New York University in 2017 with an individualized degree in Computer Science, Art and Design. She previously worked at Siberia, and Control Group / […]

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