Speaker

Jeff Eaton
Jeff Eaton
Partner
Autogram
Jeff Eaton helps large organizations understand, model, and manage their content. For 25 years, he's tackled digital publishing, web development, and content strategy problems for organizations large and small.
Lauren Liss
Lauren Liss
Assistant Professor, Interactive Arts & Media
Columbia College Chicago
Lauren Liss coordinates the Interaction Design major and the User Experience and Web Development minors in the Interactive Arts and Media (IAM) Department at Columbia College Chicago and has been a faculty member in this program since 2006.
Clifton Simmons
Clifton Simmons
Senior UX Content Strategist
AllState
Clifton is a senior content strategist for Allstate, focusing on claims and roadside service. He’s dedicated to inspiring a diverse generation of UX design professionals, working as a mentor and instructor in various programs.
Jatin Gupta
Jatin Gupta
Product Designer
T-Mobile
Jatin is a product designer at T-Mobile currently designing the T-Mobile for Business self-service platform. He is passionate about problem-solving in the digital space while keeping sustainability and ethics in mind.
Lindsey Gates-Markel
Lindsey Gates-Markel
Senior Content Strategist
Pixo
Lindsey leads content strategy at Pixo, working with teams of clients, designers, and developers to explore the space between what exists and what is possible. She loves dumb questions and metadata.
Nikki Espartinez
Nikki Espartinez
Product Designer & UX Strategist
Independent
Nikki Espartinez is a designer of digital experiences and products. The core themes of her work are User Experience, Design Operations and Design Evangelism. Nikki is very passionate about all three of them.
Billy Carlson
Billy Carlson
Design Advocate & Educator
Balsamiq
As a designer, Billy is his happiest when designing for a greater purpose. Whether it’s creating ways for users to enjoy their experience more seamlessly or complete a task more efficiently, he always places the people at the center of what he creates.
Lis Hubert
Lis Hubert
Founding Partner
CX By Design
Lis is an acclaimed design and strategy thought leader, writer, and speaker with extensive expertise in Digital Strategy, Customer Experience, Information Architecture, and Design Thinking.
Diana Sonis
Diana Sonis
Founding Partner
CX By Design
Diana is a passionate believer in holistic, 360 strategy and design, with extensive expertise in UX Design, CX Design, Service Design, and the Design Thinking methodology.
Megan Machamer
Megan Machamer
Research Director
Ipsos
UX research specialist and ethnographer with 10 years of social science research experience in both professional and academic contexts.