Brandy Porter is the Senior Director Product Design for Chorus, Vox Media’s industry-leading publishing platform for modern media businesses.
Prior to Vox Media, Brandy served as Mailchimp's Director of Brand Design, where she was responsible for defining brand quality, leading brand experiences and overseeing implementation across product and marketing. She and her team were instrumental in reimagining the Mailchimp brand as the marketing platform expanded in complexity and reach.
Before joining Mailchimp, Brandy was a digital nomad running a design consultancy from a 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon. She has also spent time at ad agencies, dot coms and app consultancies, producing award-winning solutions for clients like Ford, WebMD, Cartoon Network and REI. She is passionate about mentoring designers and new leaders, and staying active in the design and tech communities.
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Containing the Chaos: Helping Teams Through Rapid Change with Transparency, Context & Creativity
Friday, September 20
Growth is hard, but healthy businesses grow! Adding new humans, ambitious goals, evolved processes and more cross-functional relationships can get chaotic. Through communication, collaboration and imagination, leaders can help foster resilient teams that are confident and high-performing, even through demanding change.
After leading several teams through major growth and change, Brandy leans on her successes (and her failures) to offer ways of building transparency and context without overwhelm, ideas for building strong relationships and methods for finding peace with the chaos.