Speakers 2021

Ignite UX Michigan 2021 is a virtual event this year, and to change things up, we have split the event into two separate evenings. Both events are still free, but because the event is virtual, registration is required.

March 16

UI/UX in the Wonderous World Of Industrial Manufacturing

Tony Adams
UI/UX designer/developer with a passion for intentional design. I spent the past 5 years building industrial automation & security software.

3 Steps to YOU-X your Daily Schedule

Ibrahim Ayub
Ibrahim is a social impact designer with a background in tech and consulting, helping clients design empathetic products and services

Designing orders in an EHR

Shannon Fearday
Shannon has a bachelors and masters degree in nursing. She currently works at Michigan Medicine in the Department of Nursing Informatics.

Welcome to the Age of Autonomous UX Design

Arpan Rughani
Technical Evangelist at Intrepid Control Systems. Developer and Designer who is passionate about both building communities and UX Design.

Hopeful Design for Hopeless Times

Jeremy Cherry
Jeremy D. Cherry is a designer, writer, and educator at Journey Group in Charlottesville, VA.

March 23

The UX of Natural Spaces; or, Let’s Finish What We Started

Bridget Burke
I’m a creative technologist designing, researching, and building accessible web applications.

Maximize the Value of Your User Experience Team in Scrum

Adam Dearduff
UX expert & coach at Insight Digital Innovation in Columbus, OH. Enabling` teams. Advocating for users. Delivering business outcomes.

Storytelling: How to defend your UX solutions in the workplace

William Ntim
Will is a Senior UX Designer at PayPal with 10yrs creating design solutions at several corporations like The Home Depot and HostGator.

Accessible Thinking Should Be A Unanimous Effort

Virginia Pollack
Virginia is an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan School of Information focusing on UX Design, Research and Accessibility.

The Juxtaposition of Silicon Valley and NYC Product Designers

Bing-Hsun Wu
Bing-Hsun Wu is a product designer at Lab49 in NYC. He embraces learning by reflecting on moments in lives.