Design Leadership Days, September 18–20, 2019
Fremont Foundry, 154 North 35th St., Seattle, WA 98103

2019 Design Leadership Days Speakers

In September, design leaders from near and far will converge in Seattle for Design Leadership Days. Learn more about who will be joining us…and stay tuned for more big announcements!

Brandy Porter

Senior Director Product Design at @VoxProduct. @chickerbp.

Stephen Gates

Head Design Evangelist at InVision. Host of The Crazy One podcast. @sdgates.

Boyuan Gao

Co-founder & Principal of Project Inkblot. @projectinkblot.


Head of Delivery, Global at Huge, Inc. @RobertSfeir.

Vivian Sarratt

Head of UX Operations at Google.

Richard Banfield

CEO of Fresh Tilled Soil. Co-Author of Product Leadership and Design Sprint. Author of Design Leadership. @RMBanfield.

Aaron Draplin

Founder of Draplin Design Co. Author of Pretty Much Everything. @Draplin.

Jahan Mantin

Co-founder & Principal of Project Inkblot. @projectinkblot.

Alastair Simpson

Head of Design at Atlassian. @alanstairs.

Lynsey Thornton

VP of UX / GM of Core Product at Shopify. @lynseythornton.

Mariah Hay 

Head of Practices at Pluralsight. Co-founder of Ladies that UX, Salt Lake City. @mariahhay.

Andrew La Monica

Award-Winning Executive Creative Director & Global Brand Strategist. @andelamonica.


“A transformational week where I met accomplished design leaders. The connections I made are invaluable!”

— Heidi Munc, Vice President of User Experience at Nationwide

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