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Rob Maigret

Entertainment Technologist, Formerly: Sphero, Disney, Digisynd, Revver, UMG

Rob Maigret is a creative technologist with a clear vision of the future. He works to disrupt the traditional idea of entertainment, mentoring young professionals in their efforts to do the same.

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Bob Baxley

Design Executive, Formerly at Pinterest, Apple, and Yahoo!

Bob Baxley is a design executive. He most recently served as the Head of Product Design at Pinterest where he built, led, and managed a multifaceted design team responsible for both the consumer and business facing elements of Pinterest.

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Hyo Yeon

Digital Partner, McKinsey

Hyo Yeon is one of the Mckinsey’s first Entity Partners, responsible for establishing the Digital Design service lines, growing the Design teams and studios globally, and working with client service teams to bring the new capability to life.

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David Stocks

Strategy Director, AKQA

David is currently the Strategy Director at AKQA's New York office. As Strategy Director, David helps lead strategic direction of the agency’s work on behalf of several clients.

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Kim Laama

Director of UX, AKQA

Kim Laama currently serves as Director of UX, spearheading the user experience team for AKQA’s New York office.

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Richard Dalton

AVP, Experience Design, USAA

Richard passionately advocates designing and measuring user experiences within the context of user and business goals.

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Indi Young

Design Researcher & Author, indiyoung.com

Indi Young is an empathy-based design researcher and coach in the technology world. She helps organizations understand the people they support as humans, not just as “users.”

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Kristin Skinner

Managing Director, Program Management, Adaptive Path

Kristin is the co-host of MX 2016. Kristin Skinner is Managing Director at Adaptive Path where she established and leads the Design Program Management practice.

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Peter Merholz

Design and Product Executive, peterme.com

Peter Merholz co-founded Adaptive Path in 2001. He is also perhaps most (in)famous for coining the word “blog” in 1999.

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Kim Scott

CEO, Radical Candor, Inc

Kim Scott is the founder of Radical Candor, Inc. and is the author of a book called Radical Candor: How To Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press next year.

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Anel Muller

AdaptivePath.org Lead, Adaptive Path

Anel's natural curiosity has led her down multiple creative paths, which have fueled her need for creating order out of chaos without impacting the creative process.

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Yeneat Ophelia Chiu

Design Strategy and Innovation Head, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Yeneat's passions are around bringing the best patient experience to implementation, helping to spread innovative thinking across the organization and bringing people from different disciplines together.

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Janaki Kumar

VP, Head of Design & Co-Innovation Center, America, SAP Labs

Janaki Kumar leads the Design and Co-Innovation Center in Palo Alto, which is a design agency within SAP. She works with customers on their strategic user experience and design innovation projects.

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Alla Zollers

Leadership Coach & Organizational Desiger, Independent Consultant and Coach

Alla wants to live in a world where wholeheartedness rules, everyone is a brilliant leader, and organizations are seen as living organisms instead of machines.

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Jeff Sussna

IT Service Design Consultant, Ingineering.IT

Jeff Sussna is an internationally recognized systems thinker and IT expert. He is Founder and Principal of Ingineering.IT, a Minneapolis consulting firm that helps companies transform IT to meet the needs of 21st-century business

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Ben Judy

Experience Designer, Intuit

Ben Judy is passionate about designing software for highly skilled professionals and the people they serve.

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Chris Avore

Design Leader, Nasdaq

Chris leads the product design efforts at Nasdaq, where his team designs the vision of a more elegant, useful, and profitable portfolio of products for the global stock exchange.