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In my former life, I was less than adept at public speaking. Then, way back in the fall of 2012, my former colleagues, Annette Ferrara and Neil Stevenson, taught me how to weave a proper narrative.

Infinite thanks, you two. 🙏


Lectures & Workshops

  • OFFF Vienna
    Vienna, Austria | October 5, 2018
  • Zalando Product Design Alumni Meet-Up
    Berlin, Germany | October 2, 2018
  • "The Identity of Self" (Lecture & Panel Discussion)
    IDEO San Francisco | April 17, 2018
  • Masterclass Lecture
    CENTRO University, Mexico City, Mexico | October 09, 2017
  • OFFF CDMX
    Mexico City, Mexico | October 06, 2017
  • OFFF TLV
    Tel Aviv, Israel | September 24, 2017
  • Protecting Your Identity and Data
    IDEO San Francisco | January 20, 2017
  • Digital Design Days & OFFF Italia
    Milan, Italy | October 29, 2016
  • Mobile Prototyping Workshop
    La Victoria Lab, Lima, Peru | July 25-26, 2016
  • OFFF Barcelona
    Barcelona, Spain | May 26, 2016
  • Moogfest (Workshop)
    Durham, NC | May 20, 2016
  • Mobile Prototyping Workshop
    IDEO San Francisco | March 08, 2016
  • Adobe Future of Experience Design (Panel Discussion)
    San Francisco, CA | February 24, 2016
  • VR Prototyping Workshop
    IDEO San Francisco | February 9, 2016
  • My So-Called Life Before IDEO
    IDEO San Francisco | December 11, 2015
  • Internet of Things Lecture
    City Hall, San Francisco | November 13, 2015
  • OFFF Russia (Lecture & Workshop)
    Moscow, Russia | October 11-12, 2015
  • Design & Tech Lecture
    University of Chicago Booth School of Business | Apr 06, 2015
  • Designing Your Own Education
    General Assembly, Chicago | March 23, 2015
  • Fueled (Workshop)
    AIGA Chicago | Mar 10, 2015
  • "The Visitors" Workshops
    IDEO Cambridge | Mar 5-6, 2015
  • Fireside Chat w/ Harper Reed (Moderator)
    General Assembly, Chicago | Feb 23, 2015
  • Break Into UX (Panel Discussion)
    General Assembly, Chicago | Feb 3, 2015
  • AIGA JAX Let’s Get Digital "ALPHA LAB" (Lecture & Workshop)
    Jacksonville, FL | Oct 25-26, 2014
  • STEM Design Workshop
    New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois | August 4, 2014
  • O’Reilly Strata Conference + Hadoop World
    New York City, NY | Oct 29, 2013
  • Responsive Web Prototyping Workshop
    IDEO New York | Jun 3-4, 2013
  • Prototyping Data Driven Dashboards (Workshop)
    Datascope Chicago | May 21, 2013
  • City of Chicago Earth Data Celebration
    Chicago Cultural Center | Earth Day, Apr 22, 2013
  • STEM Expo
    Fermilab, Batavia, IL | Apr 10, 2013
  • PechaKucha Talk
    Table XI, Chicago | Mar 14, 2013
  • Rapid Prototyping Dabble Class
    IDEO Chicago | Jan 8, 2013
  • IDEO Stories
    IDEO Chicago | Sep 27, 2012


Speaking at the OFFF Barcelona conference in 2016
OFFF Barcelona 2016, photo by Carla Step


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