Alex Wright, Director, User Experience at The New York Times wird am World Usability Day 2012 in GRAZ
einen Workshop und einen Key Speech halten.
Wir freuen uns auf sein Kommen.
„Alex is a user experience architect and author who currently works as the Director of User Experience for the New York Times. Previously, he has led design initiatives for IBM, Adobe/Macromedia, Yahoo!, Sun Microsystems, The Long Now Foundation, Internet Archive, and Harvard University, among others. He has also co-founded two start-up companies, Postio and Rollyo. From 1999-2001, he was VP of User Experience at Phoenix Pop. From 1995-1999, he was Senior Manager of User Experience at IBM.
Alex’s first book, Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages (http://www.alexwright.org/glut/), published in 2007, was hailed by the Los Angeles Times as „a penetrating and highly entertaining account of the information age and its historical roots.“ His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Salon.com, Harvard Magazine, Boston Business, Utne Reader, and other national publications.
Alex’s work has won numerous industry awards, including a Webby nomination (for Rollyo), Cool Site of the Year award (for Kasparov vs. Deep Blue), the PRSA Silver Anvil and an American Graphic Design Award (for IBM.com).
A popular speaker and lecturer, Alex has presented at The Long Now Foundation, Gartner Group, UC-Berkeley, the Institute of Design-Chicago, Seybold, the ASIS&T Information Architecture Summit, CMP Web conferences, Association of Internet Professionals, Creating for the Web, and numerous IBM conferences.“