Past roles: speaker
Melinda Geist is an award winning experience design strategist at Intel with a passion for the art and science of digital marketing. A creative soul with a pragmatic mind, her commitment to creating lasting and adaptable solutions has been the driving force behind her approach to user experience strategy development.
A creative problem solver, Geist tackles challenges with enthusiasm and bold optimism. She states that the best advice she ever received was ““Don’t come to me with a problem unless you have a proposed solution.” Geist credits this technique with shaping her approach to problem solving, and driving her success in Information Architecture and Design.
Geist is a world traveler with a passion for international culture and cuisine. She earned her M.S. in Applied Information Management at the University of Oregon and a B.F.A in Advertising Design at Pacific Northwest College of Art. She is a Certified Project Management Professional and studied Computer Graphics at the Royal College of Art in London.