Senior User Experience Architect, Cars.com
Will Hacker is a Senior User Experience Architect at Cars.com, where he focuses on UX design and usability for the mobile web. | | He's previously designed experiences at OfficeMax, TransUnion, and GE Capital Real Estate. Will has written about mobile design topics for Smashing Magazine and UX Booth. | | He holds a Master's in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.
Director of User Experience, GiveForward
Golli is the Director of User Experience at GiveForward, where she gets to help people raise money online for their loved ones in need. | | She is a co-founder of DUXX: Women of Design & UX and a design mentor and team advisor at the Starter League. Her experience includes designing and developing web and mobile applications for companies like Accenture and IBM. | | She believes a user-centered design process can be applied to solve any... Read More →
Senior Experience Architect, Critical Mass
As a Senior Experience Architect at Critical Mass, Dan LeBoeuf specializes in the mobile user experience. | | He leads in the creation of native mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, as well as the development of web applications for device-agnostic solutions. | | Dan’s background is a hybrid of design and development, and his passion is constructing mobile prototypes and testing them with users.
Interaction Designer, Cars.com
Marina Lin is an Interaction Designer for Mobile Apps at Cars.com. She is also the co-founder of SerenadeMe, a custom song start-up based in Chicago. | | She has recently contributed a chapter to the textbook "Negotiating Cultural Encounters: Narrating Intercultural Engineering and Technical Communication." Her work has also appeared in Boxes and Arrows, User Experience Magazine, and Business Communication Quarterly.
Senior User Experience Architect Lead, Wrapports
Nikola Ranguelov is a Senior User Experience Architect Lead at Wrapports / Chicago Sun-Times / Aggrego, and the IxDA Chicago chapter local leader. | | He has a passion for engaging users and ensuring that their voices are heard throughout the organization as well as their feedback to successfully influences design to deliver truly user-centric products. | | Nikola attended DePaul University in Chicago, and he loves technology and fast cars.