NYCCHI presents: What happens next? - 7 11 2007 - New Speaker!

3 Jul 2007 - 6:28am
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Maria Moratis

NYCCHI presents: What happens next? (In our careers) - Wed July 1107

After a long hiatus, NYCCHI is presenting a panel discussion on a
hot topic for our industry:

What happens next? Career progression for UX professionals.

Wed, July 11, 2007
6:00 - 8:30

Interactive Telecommunications Program
721 Broadway, 4th floor, Room 447
(cross streets: Waverly & Washington)
Entry to the building requires showing your ID to the security
guards and take the left set of elevators to the 4th floor.

A panel of prominent members of our community will discuss their
thoughts on the career development for User Experience professionals:
Kevin Kearney, User Experience Director, Razorfish (New Speaker)
Liz Danzico, Happy Cog
Hendrik Kleinsmiede, Senior Vice President, User Experience,
Lawrence Lipkin, Ameritrade

We're very grateful to the Interactive Telecommunications Program at
NYU for hosting us.

Panel Participants bios to follow

Liz Danzico, Happy Cog
Liz Danzico is equal parts information architect, usability analyst,
and editor. With nearly ten years of experience as a user experience
professional, she makes information useful, usable, and delightful
for websites of all shapes and sizes.

Liz has organized information for sites across a variety of
industries, including retail, publishing, media and entertainment,
nonprofit, and financial services and is presently information
architect for [Happy Cog] <http://www.happycog .com/>. She also
oversees the editorial team and process for [Rosenfeld Media]
<http://rosenfeldmed>, a publisher of user experience books,
and is editor for [Boxes and Arrows]
<http://www.boxesand>, a website for information

Hendrik Kleinsmiede, Senior Vice President, User Experience,
Hendrik is SVP of User Experience at Roundarch, providing strategic
leadership around all aspects of user experience and user centered
design (UCD/UXD).  With more than 16 years of experience in consulting,
mainly around web technologies in the financial services sector,
Hendrik helps drive innovation in design, usability, information
architecture, content management and RIA.  He has served such clients
as American Express, JPMC, Citgroup, and Credit Suisse in New York, ABN
Amro in Amsterdam and BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and HSBC in London.

Lawrence Lipkin, Ameritrade

Victor Lombardi, Director, Smart Experience
Victor is the Director of Smart Experience (http://smartexperience.
org/), a new school offering state-of-the- art
classes to Internet, mobile, and software professionals in New York
City. His passion for bringing curious people together includes co-
founding the Overlap business+design event and the Information
Architecture Institute. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and an
old Gibson guitar.

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