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With Christine Park (Author, Designing Across Senses) & Alex Driskill-Smith (President, Ultraleap).
Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 07:00 PM   $20
Yelp, 140 New Montgomery
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So much of the design profession is focused on the visual world, but what about those other senses? How do we shape physical interactions through touch & other senses to create experiences? In this session of Designers + Geeks, we'll be looking at design that spans the senses.

Designing Across Senses: Multimodal Product Design

Based on the best-selling O'Reilly title, "Designing Across Senses: A Multimodal Approach to Product Design this talk describes what multimodal design is, it's core design principles, & how to create multimodal products.

Christine has been a designer, leader, strategist, & author for fifteen years. She has developed new consumer hardware & software used by millions of people around the world, for companies like Intel, Xbox, Samsung, Google. These multimodal products have made their way onto wrists & screens, into pockets, living rooms & public spaces, & span over a dozen interface modes. They have been awarded a Cannes CyberLion, two patents, & extensive media coverage.

Park's book about physical interfaces, Designing Across the Senses: A Multimodal Approach to Product Design, was published by O'Reilly Media in 2018. It is a best-selling title in Design & Usability, & has been presented at SXSW & IXDA.

Alex joined Ultraleap (formerly Ultrahaptics) as Vice President of Business Development (North America) in 2016 & is currently President of Ultraleap He heads the sales, marketing, product & engineering teams based in Ultraleap's Silicon Valley office which he opened in 2017. Previously, he was Senior Director of Strategy & Business Development at Samsung, where he led a team driving innovations & investments in semiconductors, datacenter architecture, human-computer interaction, augmented & virtual reality, & autonomous machines & robotics. He joined Samsung in 2011 through Samsung's acquisition of Grandis, a semiconductor memory start-up, where he served as Vice President of Business Development. Earlier in his career, he held engineering positions at IBM & Hitachi. He holds M.A. & Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the University of Cambridge, U.K., an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, & eight patents.
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