Katherine Halek is the chief content strategist at Signazon, a leading online printer that provides marketing collateral for thousands of artists and businesses around the United States. Katherine enjoys writing about content marketing, design, and typography. Connect with her on Twitter and Google+.
Sarah Oxley writes on behalf of Blurb, providers of photo books, and self-publishing services. Sarah is an alumni of Leeds University Business School in Marketing and Advertising.
Marcin Treder, Founder & CEO of UXPin, is a design enthusiast from Gdansk, Poland who literally lives for creating the best user experience possible. After years of working as UX Designer and UX Manager, he focused on his own startup UXPin – The UX Design Platform - toolset used by UX Designers in e.g. Microsoft, NBC, USA Today and thousands of other companies. UXPin was recently funded by Andreessen/Horowitz, Freestyle Capital, IDG Ventures, Gill Penchina and others...Follow Marcin on Twitter @marcintreder and read his blog – marcin.is.
Hi, I’m Tom! A UX and UI specialist, founder and Managing director of Smoof. I’m passionate about increasing conversion and revenue for growing online companies through expert UX/UI design and consultancy. I have a passion for helping you embrace the benefits of design thinking. Find me @tomstarley
Patrick McNeil is a designer, developer and writer; but above all things he is a passionate educator. He is a Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Missouri St. Louis where he focuses on teaching UX Design methods and front end development techniques. Patrick is also the author of the bestselling book series The Web Designer's Idea Book and the curator of DesignMeltdown.com. For more information about Patrick visit his personal site, pmcneil.com, or follow him on Twitter @designmeltdown.
Cloudinary provides a comprehensive cloud-based image and video management solution. With offices in Israel, London and Sunnyvale, Calif., Cloudinary has quickly become the de facto solution used by web and mobile application developers at major companies around the world to streamline image and video management, and deliver an optimal end user experience. Among Cloudinary users are Answers.com, Conde Nast, Gawker, Gizmodo, TED, The Knot, Under Armour, Vogue, Wired and many others. For more information, visit www.cloudinary.com or follow on Twitter @cloudinary.
Aleksander Góra is enhancing user experience by crafting beautiful and intuitive interfaces since 2006. He is the co-founder & CEO of www.5next.io the first application for strategic networking based on UK accredited business networking program. Aleksander is the author of upcoming book The Open Heart Website Surgery—Ultimate guide for leads generation for medium and small businesses. Recently featured in Rafael Dos Santos book “100 Inspirational Migrant Entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom.” Currently working in London as a Product Manager and Lead UX Designer in one of the leading conversion optimization platforms Convertize.io
Preston Pierce is a blogger and manager of brand identity design team at Logo Ping, a company that provides logo design service. He has done graduation in marketing and certifications in graphic designing. He mainly blogs on topics like UX, web design, branding and freelancing. Follow him on Twitter for more articles.
A prolific technology writer, Kerry is an authority in her field and produces content for a variety of high profile sites in her niche. Also a published author, Kerry is co-founder of digital content agency markITwrite, adores the written word and all things tech and internet related.
Adam Fairhead is an experienced Web/UX Designer on a mission to use his God-given gifts in design to help others. He has worked with people in many different countries, from many different industries, and loves every minute of it. You can connect with Adam over a cup of tea or on Twitter @adamfairhead.
Randle Browning runs content marketing at Skillcrush, an online tech education platform where complete beginners can learn to code. Randle writes about how tech skills can totally transform the way you work and give you control over your career. When she’s not talking to women about tech, she’s probably putting vegan food on Instagram.
Sue Smith is a Web/ software developer and technical writer – see BeNormal Development for details. Currently focusing on mobile application development for the Android platform and HTML5, Sue specialises in writing educational material on programming topics for Web publication. Follow Sue on Twitter @BrainDeadAir or email [email protected].
Jeff Kraemer ran his first usability test back in 2001; this was before screen-recording software, so recording the test meant pointing a VHS videocamera at the screen. Since then, he's spent time specializing in content strategy and instructional design, but he really loves being a UX generalist. Previously at Workopolis and Usability Matters, Jeff is now Principal UX Designer at FreshBooks.