WebVisions NYC was held at Projective Space (72 Allen St. 3rd floor) on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015. Stay tuned for the speakers and sessions for Spring 2016.
Badge pick-up. Coffee and danishes served. Meet fellow attendees.
Provided by WebVisions.
Drinks and snacks. Hang out with the crew.
An awesome lineup of speakers, including Yoni Bloch (Interlude.fm), Paul Trani (Adobe), Clarissa Peterson (author, Learning Responsive Web Design), and others. Cost is only $20 Early Bird / $25 General Admission – or free for workshop participants.
Yoni Bloch is an Israeli musician and the founder and CEO of Interlude, a technology company that designs, develops, markets and enables the creation of interactive videos. Through Interlude's patented technology, Bloch has ushered in a new norm for online storytelling that allows users to actively engage with online video in a multi-layered experience, and to create new experiences on their own. In Israel, Yoni is a successful rock musician and performer with three top-selling records. He has produced and recorded tracks for Israel's biggest artists, composed music for TV, film and theater, and was a judge in the Israeli version of “American Idol.”
For over 15 years, Donna Lichaw has helped businesses such as Atlantic Records, Citi, Bloomberg, Seamless, Apartment Therapy, and WNYC to create, launch, and innovate digital products, campaigns, and services. Emphasizing a unique mix of strategic storytelling, design, and development, she drives teams to think big and get measurable results by starting small. In addition to running her product strategy and consulting practice and building and training design and product teams, she is on the adjunct faculty at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Donna is currently writing a book about using narrative structure to design successful products and services for Rosenfeld Media.
Chris is the founder of Wisdom + Craft and has over 18 years of strategic, creative, and analytical User Experience-related practice, Chris has served in a variety of institutions ranging from small boutiques and startups to the enterprise such as Merck, McGraw-Hill, EMC, Merrill Lynch, CBS, TribalDDB, and GeometryGlobal – he gets the Bootstrappers and The Powers that Be.
Mona combines positivity, timeless wisdom, sharp design thinking and a little bit of magic glitter with her 15 years of experience in design and research to help you see around corners and realize a kind of success you didn’t necessarily expect. She started Motivate Design in 2009 to create a place where clients could get what they want, rather than what an agency needs to sell. She teaches design research and strategy at Parsons The New School for Design and balances her hypersonic speed by being a certified yoga instructor. She holds a M.S. in Marketing Communications from Boston University and a B.S. in Engineering Psychology from Tufts University. You can catch Mona on LinkedIn or Twitter and say “hello” to the Motivate Design team at @Motivate_Design.
Clarissa Peterson is a UX designer and web developer, and co-founder of Peterson/Kandy, a Montreal-based digital agency specializing in creating responsive websites. Clarissa frequently speaks and gives workshops on responsive design, mobile strategy, and user experience. She is the author of Learning Responsive Web Design: A Beginner's Guide, published in 2014 by O'Reilly Media.
Paul is a Developer Evangelist for Adobe Systems who loves to demonstrate the power of HTML5 to create award-winning work for desktop, mobile and tablet devices. Paul has been an Adobe Certified Instructor for over a decade, producing content for AdobeTV.co and has earned “top author” status at Lynda.com.
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