Turning Mediocre Products into Awesome Products

Jun 14

Christian hosts the BayCHI monthly program in June, where Jeremy Britton and Jonathan Smiley will talk about “a holistic approach to design for people,” covering such topics as

  • Sketching to sell and open up the idea
  • Creating a product blueprint with proof points
  • Finding team overlap between Marketing, Design, Engineer functions

Past speaking engagements

Enterprise Team Journey: You’re part of a cross-functional team dedicated to creating an amazing product experience. You play a vital role in the life of that team, contributing research, content, strategy, interface design, interaction design, product management, or marketing. You’re an essential piece of a larger puzzle. But how does your piece mesh with all the others? [+]

From Information Architect to Head of Product: A Journey through Multiple Gateways (The IA Conference, Orlando)

In this talk I will share how the skills I learned as an IA have helped me on this career journey and through this series of gates in search of meaning. [+]

Christian will be teaching a workshop at the IA Conference in Orlando for product-curious information architects and UX practitioners. [+]

Christian is hosting Jim Kalbach, who will speak and present on design and jazz improvisation. Stay tuned for news of possible live music as part of the program…

Christian will be chairing a panel at the conference called “‘When Your Dreams Come True’:
History, Memoirs, and the Literary Grateful Dead.” [+]