A few links about the work, teams, and products I've had the privilege of being associated with. This includes some of the 15 minutes of fame that Andy Warhol says we're all going to get through some presentations/keynotes that have been preserved online. 


Interaction 17: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love A/B Testing

Go to 16:16 to see the beginning of my section. An updated/shorter version of my SXSW 2016 talk about my personal journey as a professional designer and how I was exposed to and learned about A/B testing. 

 

SXSW 2016: Tools in My Designer Tool Belt: A/B Testing

I gave a presentation at SXSW, the annual music, film, and interactive festival & conference held in Austin, TX. I talked about how I learned about and embrace A/B Testing as part of my "designer tool belt" using historical examples as well as Netflix case studies.  

 

IDSA International Conference 2015

The 50th anniversary conference of the Industrial Designers Society of American was celebrated in Seattle in 2015. I was invited to give a keynote presentation where I talked about an innovation framework for catalyzing transformative change. 

 

Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the F 015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle at the CES 2015 in Las Vegas. Our team in Silicon Valley were responsible for designing and implementing the car's digital user experience, from the LED front & rear lights that communicate to drivers & pedestrians, dashboard that is controlled through gaze & gesture, the gesture & touchscreen interfaces on the door interiors, and the retractable touchscreen table.

 

Mercedes-Benz TecDay 2014

A day showing our vision into the future of autonomous driving as reported by askmen.com. Some of our concept work was unveiled in a sneak peek experience using Oculus Rift, while I gave a presentation talking about user experience.  

 

TecDay "Autonomous Mobility"

The official Mercedes-Benz article on our autonomous driving event held in November 2014. 

 

Interaction14, Amsterdam: Bad Design Advice

A talk I gave at IXDA's Interaction14 conference in Amsterdam in February 2014 where I shared some bad advice that I've received over the years. 


Mercedes-Benz Next: My Car Gets To Know Me

A glimpse into the work we are doing at Mercedes-Benz on predictive user experiences for the automobile. 


UX Magazine – Looking Ahead in Automotive UX with Mercedes

An interview with a few of us working on future user experiences at MBRDNA. 


Droid Report: Executive Interview

A brief interview where we discuss some of the mobile work at MBRDNA.  


VentureBeat: The shutdown of Microsoft's Pioneer Studios is an example of failed innovation

I was part of an amazing experiment at Microsoft called Pioneer Studios. We were pretty quiet and stealthy, and this is where I worked on a bunch of cool projects that never saw the light of day and one that did – the incubation program that became Xbox One. 


Carnegie Mellon University's The Tartan: Xbox 360 comes to Campus

Shortly before the launch of the Xbox 360, I had the chance to give my alma mater a sneak peak at the work that we had been doing on the industrial design, user interface, and overall user experience.  


The Beast

Broadly considered to be the first Alternate Reality Game (ARG), The Beast was an amazing experience with a small group of eclectic creatives buried in the bowels of Microsoft Games Studios. I am proud to have been one of the original "Puppetmasters".  

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