Summary:

For all the design-centric folks out there, mark off your calenders for November 5th and 6th — RoadMap is almost two weeks away.

RoadMap 2013

Get ready for the dramatic and creative transformation that’s happening in the technology industry. As the infrastructure of our modern world — computing and communication — verges on becoming a commodity, the value is shifting to creating an experience. That’s why experience design is becoming the deciding factor in the next-generation of products that will surprise and delight users, whether that’s a thermostat, a dating app, an automobile or a web sharing service.

To highlight this emerging trend, we’ve put together a two-day event called RoadMap, featuring the best in experience design from a creative perspective, but also from a business angle. It’ll be a fun two days of discussion and debate, and a rockin’ party too. The event will take place on November 5th and 6th in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Theater in downtown San Francisco (you can buy tickets here).

Some of the speakers include:

  • Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Square
  • Tony Fadell, CEO and co-founder of Nest
  • Joshua Brewer, Former Principal Designer Twitter
  • Beth Comstock, CMO, SVP GE
  • Kevin Systrom, Co-founder Instagram
  • Scott Belsky, Behance Founder and Adobe VP
  • Jonah Jones, Lead User Experience Designer, Google
  • Carl Ledbetter, Sr. Principal Creative Director, Xbox Industrial Design, Microsoft
  • John Maeda, President of RISD
  • Alexis Maybank, Founder Gilt Group
  • Sean Rad, CEO Tinder
  • Erik Spiekermann, Typographer and Graphic Designer, Founder Edenspiekermann
  • Bret Taylor, CEO, Co-Founder Quip
  • Scott Thomas, Founder, The Noun Project
  • Franz von Holzhausen, Chief Designer Tesla
  • Robert Brunner, Partner and Founder of Ammunition Partners
  • Leila Takayama, Former Willow Garage Researcher and robotics interaction designer
  • Jeff Veen, Vice President Products, Adobe
  • Bernhard Seefeld, Product Management Director, Google Maps, Google
  • Danae Ringelmann, Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Indiegogo
  • Gentry Underwood, Co-founder Mailbox
  • Michelle Lam, Co-founder & CEO True&Co
  • Joe Gebbia, Co-founder, Chief Product Officer, Airbnb

RoadMap 2013

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