Mykle Brossette is a New Orleans based Independent UX Researcher and Designer with a love for Information Architecture. When it comes to her work users are never questioned as to whether they should be involved in design, and sometimes in her personal life. The most vulnerable in society are often the most overlooked in technology […]
Mashana doesn’t consider herself a true IA. But, she’s done a lot of work in this area and have rubbed elbows with the like. Her official title is Biomedical Librarian, but she’s really a Project Manager within the federal government. She’s spent the last 10 years developing and managing diverse technology projects for the National […]
Chiara has been working as a user experience designer and information architect for over 20 years. She started out as a librarian and quickly moved into information architecture. She’s worked as both an “innie” as the information architect for Peoplesoft.com and as an “outie” at Argus Associates and Adaptive Path. For the last 8.5 years […]
Sup Suh is an experience designer at Bounteous, where his work encompasses everything from user research to human-centered design. He is originally from Korea but now based in Chicago. He has 9 years of experience working in the tech industry as a consultant and a designer. His expertise includes industries such as ecommerce, telecommunications, media […]
Nathan Rogers has a passion for making order of out chaos using Post It notes, sketchnotes, and interactive prototypes . When not delving into metadata, taxonomies, and the world of linked data this librarian enjoys relaxing by bicycling, exploring the world of craft beer, and untangling the mysteries of James Joyce and is happy to […]
Ken Caldwell is a staff member and graduate student at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. As a writer and designer at U-M Information and Technology Services, he is responsible for project communication strategy, social media leadership for @umichTECH, and he is an administrator of and contributor to Michigan IT News. As a grad student at […]
Matt Arnold is the co-founder and Chief Catalyst at Spark Consulting Group. He has over 25 years of experience leading mission-critical projects for some of the world’s top brands. Matt has built and led multiple design teams focused on improving organizational effectiveness and business outcomes. He holds a BA in Communication Studies from The University […]
Alesha Arp is a Senior User Experience Researcher whose work has informed the design of software platforms, digital and physical spaces, and business processes. At MIND Research Institute, her plate and heart are full with UX research, CX strategy and impactful design of digital, physical, and experiential products for Kindergarten through high school students and […]
Bibiana Nunes is a Venezuelan electronic engineer turned UXer living in Mexico City. She has specialized in information architecture for the past 8 years working in consultancy agencies, leading eCommerce in adidas Mexico, and sharing her learnings with the community. In 2016 she translated Abby Covert’s “How to Make Sense of Any Mess” in Spanish […]
Sandra Lloyd makes stuff, fixes stuff, and helps people. That’s why she loves being a UX designer. Currently at Concur. Formerly at Fjord and Amazon, as well as orchestras in NY and LA as a professional oboist.
Adam Polansky has been attending this event since the first one in Boston. A regular presenter, he took-on coordinating and creating the Speaker Support Program in 2011, which has helped improve the programs each year by helping speakers prepare in the weeks leading-up to the Conference and by building speaker confidence in the hours before […]
Kyle Soucy is the Founding Principal of Usable Interface, LLC, an independent UX consulting company specializing in user research and usability testing. Her industry-diverse client list includes Comcast, Hewlett-Packard, Intuit Inc., McGraw-Hill, and Pfizer to name a few. She has spent the last 18 years helping create intuitive interfaces for a variety of different products, […]
Michael Hardy – At IAS 2016 Atlanta, Michael gave his first talk at a major IA conference on designing for inclusion in the digital service economy surveying topics such as digital redlining, the rise of the “convenience class” and principles for designing for the underserved. Michael followed up this effort moderating a panel discussion IAS […]
Noreen Whysel is a NYC-based UX Researcher. Her first IA project was tagging buttons in a database at Chanel in 1990. She began her actual UX career in the late 1990s after seven years in real estate research at Price Waterhouse. She joined the PWC merger team as a WebOps Manager and was there for […]
Dan Ramsden is Creative director for User experience architecture and UX Writing at the BBC. He leads a team of information architects who are committed to making the BBC’s tools, content and experiences more meaningful and connected. He’s also helping to establish the UX Writing discipline in BBC UX&D. Both roles give him plenty of […]
Amy Silvers is a seasoned designer and researcher with expertise in information architecture, user research, product design, and UX design. (She’s not, however, a UI designer!) She has most recently worked with Capital One and Nasdaq. Amy is a longtime IA Summit attendee who has also volunteered on the social media team.