Speakers

Michael Lopp

VP Engineering Slack

Business

Michael Lopp is a Silicon Valley-based engineering leader who builds both people and product at companies such as Borland, Netscape, Palantir, Pinterest, and Apple. While he's not worrying about staying relevant, he writes about pens, bridges, people, poker, and werewolves at the popular weblog, Rands in Repose. He works as the VP of Engineering in San Francisco where he’s furiously working on helping teams reinvent work.Michael has written two books. His first book "Managing Humans, 3rdMore Edition" is a popular guide to the art of engineering leadership and clearly explains that while you be rewarded for what you build, you will only be successful because of your people. His second book "Being Geek" is a career handbook for geeks and nerds alike. Less
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Harry Roberts

Consultant Front-end Architect CSS Wizardry

Development

With a client list including Google, Unilever, and the United Nations, Harry is an award-winning Consultant Front-end Architect who helps organisations and teams across the globe to plan, build, and maintain product-scale UIs. A Google Developer Expert, he writes on the subjects of CSS architecture, performance, and scalability at csswizardry.com; develops and maintains inuitcss; authored CSS Guidelines; and Tweets at @csswizardry.
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Design

Peter Morville is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user experience. His bestselling books include Information Architecture (the "polar bear book"), Ambient Findability, Search Patterns, and Intertwingled. Peter is a co-founder and past president of the Information Architecture Institute. He advises such clients as AT&T, Cisco, Harvard, IBM, Macy's, the Library of Congress, and the National Cancer Institute. His work has been covered by Business Week, The Economist,More NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. You can learn more at http://semanticstudios.com and http://intertwingled.org. Less
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Mark Boulton

Design Director Monotype

Design

Mark is a typographic designer who found his place on the web sometime in the late 90's. He is the Design Director at Monotype following the acquisition of his small studio, Mark Boulton Design. Previously he's worked with global media companies such as ESPN and Al Jazeera; small brands with great ideas like Hiut Denim and Sugru; technology organisations such as Drupal and Alfresco; and home to the greatest scientic experiment on earth: CERN.Living in Wales with his wife and two small children,More Mark likes nothing better than riding up the numerous hills on his bike, trying to cook Japanese food, and consistently moaning about the design of bathroom taps. Less
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Development

Rachel Andrew is a web developer, speaker and writer. She is co-founder of the company behind Perch and Perch Runway CMS. Her most recent books include Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout published by A Book Apart and she is an Invited Expert to the CSS Working Group and a Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies.
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Evan Luthra

Serial Entrepreneur, Innovator and Angel Investor

Business

If you’ve got ideas for your own product or company, Evan will be a welcome inspiration.According to Ondra Bartoš, we’ll love hearing from this young startupist for his fiery energy. He’s both a motivational and entertaining speaker.Evan describes himself as a miracle of nature. He claims to have the recipe on how to take ideas and successfully execute them. He made his money thanks to several of his own projects, and at the moment, he invests in another nine.“Using creativity, ideasMore and magic, he builds products in a way you’ll never forget.” –evanluthra.com Less
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