2019

June 17-19, August 26-28, 2019

UX Strat 2019, Europe & USA

UX Strat 2019 in Amsterdam and Boulder, Colorado focused on data and system’s thinking, and their impact on user experience. I spoke about scaling user experience in an engineering-focused enterprise for a 350+ sellout crowd.

You can read more about my talk and download the slides, or read about it in my portfolio.

First year in new venue; quite nice

First year in new venue; quite nice


April 3, 2019

Marketing Futures @ R/GA

Bob Greenberg closing out the day

Association of National Advertisers (ANA) hosted a 1-day conference to explore how marketers can anticipate—and prepare for—the future. I spoke on how GE Transportation weaves strateic, tacticle, and agile thinking in our large-scale software endeavors.


February 23, 2019

Service Design 10 @ Savannah College of Art & Design

Panel on Service Design in the enterprise

To celebrate SCAD’s 10 year anniversary of their Service Design major, they invited alumni and design leaders to share with students how Service Design is beening implemented in the design indusry. I spoke on how GE Transportation is leveraging service designers to expand our capabilities and focus on our software ecosystem.


February, 16, 2019

SCAD Start-up Weekend

First-place winners and judges

I participated on a panel with other design leaders from Google, IBM, and Amazon, giving advice to design students about getting jobs, staying engaged within the industry, and building careers. I was also lucky enough to serve as a mentor for 40+ entrepreneurial student groups that week, competing for equity-free investments from the college.


2018

May 22, 2018

Recruiting @ SCAD

Good turnout at Savannah, GA campus

Good turnout at Savannah, GA campus

In 2018 my team saw tremendous growth, needing over a dozen researchers and designers. I visited both Atlanta, GA and Savannah, GA campuses of Savannah College of Art & Design, showcasing the type of work we do at GE Transportation and the type of designers we need.

Over 40+ interviews over 4 days resulted in 12 candidates visiting our offices and participating in final interviews and 6 offers eventually extended.


2017

November 9, 2017

UX Awards

2017 conference lineup

After accepting an award for the Innovation Accelerator program I started at GE Transportation, I sat on a panel about corporate innovation labs and the challenges that occur.