Final 2015 UXie Speakers List Announced


Join the UX Awards for the 5th Annual UXies November 16, 2015 in New York

The 2015 UXies is a daytime UX intensive + evening product showcase and celebration!

Parsons The New School for Design, Theresa Lang, 55 West 13th St, New York NY 10011

* Optional daytime intensive with 30 expert talks from winners & judges- 90% from beyond NYC
* Evening awards showcase reveals the 20 winners, featuring video UX case studies of each
* Champagne reception, swag & swanky after-party
* Last year in NYC for several years, at 1/10 cost of similar caliber UX events!


Buy Tickets Now price increases November 8th and tickets are limited.



  • 30 15-20 minute fast-paced talks and QA sessions from expert judges, advisory board members, winners and invited special guests
  • Hear from each of the 8 judges on their approach to UX and their current areas of professional focus
  • Hear from the 20 finalists talking about their projects as case studies
  • This is an international UX symposium- 90% of the 20 winners, 80% 8 guest speakers and 75% of the 8 presenting judges are not from NYC!

Talks by 2015 UX Awards Judges

  • Memory and Expression by Jake Barton, Local Projects
  • Context as Conversation by Giles Colborne, cxpartners
  • The Future of Creativity and Design: Collaboration and Co-Creation by Alex Cuthbert, PicsArt
  • Designing Experience Online and Offline by Katie Dill, Airbnb
  • Expressing Brand Through Software by Bill Flora, Tectonic
  • Experience Design at McKinsey & Co by Jennifer Kilian and Jennifer Speciale, McKinsey & Company
  • Org Design for Design Orgs by Peter Merholz
  • Creating Breakthrough UX in a Large Organization – Observations From the Front Line by Ian Worley, Morgan Stanley

Talks by 2015 UX Awards Winners & Guests

  • NailSnaps: Putting Power In (And On) People’s Hands by Angel Anderson, NailSnaps
  • UX in a Conservative World: Redesigning the Air Traffic Controller’s Mindset by Lennart Andersson, Veryday
  • Metropolitan Police Mobility Project by Rachel Armstrong, We Are Experience
  • Simple is Hard: Creating UX for Users Who Don’t Care if You’re Smart by Amos Bloomberg and Craig von Wiederhold, SS+K
  • Designing a Design System by Jina Bolton, Salesforce
  • Visualizing UX: Journeys, Places and Stories by Séamus Byrne, Graphic Mint
  • Winner Q&A with Tomer (Tommy) Dikerman, Comeets
  • Behind the Curtain by Erin Disselhorst, Lauren Shapiro and Aleks Gryczon, Work & Co
  • Graham Ericksen, Modus
  • Designing for Virtual Reality by Alex Faaborg, Google
  • AIBI Allergy Alert System: Stopping Fatal Allergies through Design by Daniel Galán
  • Emerging Trends in Experience Design and Their Impact On the Now by Joe Jacobellis (HCA IT&S), Cliff Sexton (The Home Depot), Scott Wilkinson (Bank of America/Merrill Lynch), Dana Wilson (Comcast), KC Wolff-Ingham (Sparks Grove), and Andy Knight (TIAA-CREF )
  • Case Study – Mobile Web for News by Feliphe Lavor, Huge
  • Todd Lefelt, Huge
  • SAP Splash – Design Better Experiences by Anna Lewandowski and Laurent Nguyen, SAP
  • ViVi: A Head-Mounted Display to Help Medical Clinicians Monitor Patient Health by David Lipkin, Method
  • BILT: Assembly Made Easy by Natasha Lloyd, SAP
  • Henri: Creating Languages for Smart Objects by Daniel Nacamuli, Method
  • Winner Q&A with Zachary Orr, MailChimp
  • Scaling Insight for Big Data by Matthew Weber, Zoomdata


Champagne reception with hors d’oeuvres and live music in the reception room


  • See 3-5 minute overviews of all the winning projects: Grand Prize, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Finalist, People’s Choice, Secret Admirer and Student
  • Hear from each of the judges on how they evaluated the submissions
  • Meet the winners and hear the Grand and Gold winners talk about their projects


Celebrate with complimentary cocktails, champagne, wine and tapas across the street at the elegant and intimate Grape & Vine.


Buy Tickets Now price increases November 8th and tickets are limited.


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