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edUi Conference

November 9 - 11

Charlottesville, Virginia

Jon Gosier

Jon Gosier is a serial tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist working at the intersection of data science and outcome-driven user experience (also known as outcome design). The 34-year-old app creator, innovator, and investor is based in Philadelphia, PA. Gosier took a non-traditional route to becoming an investor. Having developed a successful model … Continue reading »

Melissa Beaver

Melissa is Director of User Experience at NewCity. She loves peeling apart complex user interactions and uncovering unexpected nuances in the way they use technology. She came to the UX field by way of graduate studies in information science, human computer interaction, French, and musicology at Indiana University Bloomington, where she became fascinated in how … Continue reading »

Rachel DeLauder

Rachel is NewCity’s resident wordsmith, who lives for distilling messages down to their most essential core. A word nerd at heart, she swoons over perfectly crafted copy and looks at communication challenges as just an opportunity to make the world a more logical, legible place. Rachel specializes in taking piles … Continue reading »

Philip Ribbens

As NewCity’s Analytics Specialist, Philip Ribbens pores over the most intricate tracking details and spits out statistics that not only turn all those numbers into something useful, but tell you exactly what to do to craft an effective web experience. With a B.S. in computer and information science from Messiah … Continue reading »

Val Head

Val Head is a designer based in lovely Pittsburgh, PA. Her work ranges from projects on the web to interactive installations to print. She is the author of The Pocket Guide to CSS Animations, teaches CSS Animations on, and hosts the All The Right Moves tutorial screencast. You can … Continue reading »

Abby Covert

Abby Covert is an independent information architect in New York City. She specializes in delivering a collaborative information architecture (IA) process and teaching those that she works with along the way. She speaks and writes under the pseudonym “Abby the IA,” focusing on sharing information architecture content with those working … Continue reading »

Henrik Joreteg

Henrik Joreteg recently finished a 5 1/2 year tenure as lead JS developer at &yet, where he wrote scores of JS apps dozens of different ways, to freelance as a Javascript developer, consultant, and trainer. Henrik has pioneered many techniques for building stateful JavaScript Applications, especially those with a realtime … Continue reading »

Denise Jacobs

Denise Jacobs is a Speaker + Author who teaches techniques to make the creative process more fluid, methods for making work environments more conducive to creative productivity, and practices for sparking innovation. She is the Founder + Creativity Evangelist of The Creative Dose, a Creativity + Innovation Collective. A tech … Continue reading »