Enterprise UX

  • 26 Nov 2018
  • 6:30 PM
  • Shopify, 420 Wellington St West, Toronto ON, M5V 1E3
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Description

A meeting of Toronto’s UX leaders and practitioners to learn, network and discuss the opportunities and challenges of User Experience in an enterprise environment. Join us to hear from thought leaders and connect with other professionals in the enterprise UX space.

Learn how to influence from within large organizations, how to bring your ideas to light and how to cope with some of the common challenges of internal UX teams. Agile or waterfall? Iterative improvement or large scale projects? Budgets and timelines or agile roadmaps? What’s the best way to bring cross functional teams together? How can you develop a shared vision for improving UX within your organization? Learn how colleagues and leaders in the industry approach these questions.

Speakers

Gerard Dolan

Gerard Dolan

CX / UX, Strategy & Product Design Consultant

Gerard builds and leads multidisciplinary teams that bring clarity to complex brand challenges in the disciplines of Customer Experience, User Experience Strategy and Design, and Product Design.

Gerard’s past clients include national and global organizations, such as TD Wealth, SmartBe Wealth, Investors Group, IGM Financial, Protage3, RBC, MasterCard, Citibank Global, TransCanada, NB Power, Suncor Energy, GM Canada, and BayerCrop Science Canada.

Gerard is an active voice in the UX global community, engaging in conversations on his podcast uxDiscoverySession.com. Speaking and workshop engagements include; RGD Ontario, Mind the Product, and U of T’s iSchool. He is a former Vice President and member of the Board of Directors for the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (2007-2010).

Richmond Sedcole

Richmond Sedcole

Director of User Experience Design @ Manulife

Richmond leads the User Experience practice at Manulife, where a team of talented, knowledgeable and dedicated UX professionals is transforming the digital ecosystem of one of Canada’s most prominent brands and working on intriguing fintech challenges. Focused on the creation and delivery of end-to-end experiences, the Manulife team takes insight from data and research to craft elegant solutions that balance usability and uniqueness. Most exciting is the possibility of making a real impact on the wellbeing of millions of Canadian lives by simplifying decisions and creating value.

Richmond has worked in New Zealand, the UK and Canada in a variety of creative and leadership roles, ranging from agencies to corporate, across industries from auto to entertainment, and on brands such as Porsche, Toyota, Sony and Cisco. Having pushed pixels and sketched ideas for over 20 years in the fields of UX, brand strategy and art direction, he’s most excited by the intersection of design, technology and behavioural psychology in ways that elevate the human experience and drive business revenue.

Mark Lannutti

Mark Lannutti

Head of User Experience @ BMO, NA Digital Channels

Mark joined BMO in 2017 as the Head, User Experience and he leads all retail banking and wealth experience design work for BMO in Canada and BMO Harris in the US. His group is focused on partnering with business and technology teams and embedding a human-centered design approach on all the projects with the goal of delivering digital solutions that solve for true customer needs.

Mark has spent the last 20 years building and leading UX and Design Thinking teams at large organizations as well as at smaller start-ups. He has extensive experience working in the Financial Services industry, heading up experience designs teams at BMO, Sun Life Financial, CIBC, and TD Bank.

Mark holds a BAA degree in New Media from Ryerson University, along with certifications in IDEO Design Thinking, Human Factors International CUA, and process engineering. Mark lives in friendly Burlington Ontario with his wife, two kids and their fantastic dog Dante.

Deepika Malik

Deepika Malik

VP, User Experience & Design at Cineplex Entertainment

Bringing almost two decades of digital experience - from extensive user experience strategy & product design, visual design standards & languages, Deepika is deeply passionate about the value good, informed design can bring to people, not just to bottom lines. Most of her career has been focused on challenging and changing conventions in the corporate workplace. She is currently leading a design practice as the VP of User Experience & Design at Cineplex Entertainment.

Sponsors

Huge shout out to our sponsors that help make our events happen!

Shopify
Rosenfeld
Canada Post