Speakers

At Webdagene you will meet the best international speakers, with strong opinions and unique knowledge. These are confirmed so far:


Braden Kowitz

Braden Kowitz works for Google Ventures. He is a product designer, prototyper, and storyteller. He advises startups on UX Design and Product Development. Braden has led design for several Google Products, including Gmail, Google Apps for Busines and Google Spreadsheets. At Webdagene he will teach us how to use "The design sprint".

 

Erika Hall

Erika has written "Just Enough Research" and is co-founder of Mule Design Studio, where she is the strategy director. She tells you how much is just enough when it comes to user research, and how to get there.

 

Nicholas Felton

Nicholas is a designer, entrepreneur and artist. Translating all kinds of data to meaningful objects and experiences is what he does best. Prepare for a beautiful piece of data visualization art.

 

Rick Pastoor

Rick is product manager at Blendle - the newspaper equivalent to Spotify. He loves geeking on things like web form design and processes that move users along to the next step on your website/service. At Webdagene he shares some concrete advice on exactly that.

 

Susanne Kaluza

As editor of Kvinneguiden (“Women’s guide”), Susanne has totally transformed its editorial profile, which has led to an increase in users, social traffic and reading time. Anyone working in communication and marketing has something to learn from Susanne, be prepared!

 

Trine Falbe

Trine lectures and advises on UX in Denmark. She has studied design for kids and is excited about sustainable design. The latter is what she’ll be talking about at this year’s Webdagene.

 

Leah Buley

Leah has written the book The User Experience Team of One and is a veteran in the field of user experience. She has previously worked at Adaptive Path and as an analyst at Forrester Research. At Webdagene she will talk about how you build a design organisation from the inside.

 

Wilhelm Joys Andersen

In a previous life, Wilhelm made browsers. Now he is in charge of his own development company, where he strives to turn ambitious goals into functioning code. In Wilhelm’s opinion, search engine optimalisation is a scam, and he’ll talk about just that at Webdagene.

 

Johan Høgåsen-Hallesby

Johan is one of Norway’s most experienced service designers and digital business developers. He has worked with big companies as a strategy adviser, as UX designer in Making Waves and in a range of small startups. He is now marketing manager and CTO at Urban Infrastructure Partner, the company behing Oslo’s city bikes.

 

Anders Mjaset

Anders started his first business at 14. Since then, he's started several, but he's best known as the co-founder of Mesh. Mesh has housed startups since its start 4 years ago, and acts as a meetingplace for established businesses, entrepreneurs and investors.

 

John V Willshire

John V Willshire is the founder of Smithery, a strategic design unit based in London since 2011. They help organisations make things people want, rather than making people want things. Recent projects have included creating a new “Future of The Workplace” platform for Konica Minolta, running collaborative design workshops with maths teachers and programmers for the British Council in Mexico City and developing strategy for The Design Museum’s move to a new building.

 

Tuva Sverdstad Eikås

Tuva has a master’s in industral design from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and works as a service designer and interaction designer at Netlife Research. Tuva passionately wants to make the world more user friendly, and thinks we should consider analog channels a lot more than we do - even when we are working in digital channels.

 

Dag Helge Scott

Dag Helge has worked as a service designer in the car industry, healthcare, and anything in between. He has a master’s in industral design from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. At Webdagene, Dag Helge and Tuva will tell us about their work with The Norwegian Cancer Society, making it easier for cancer patients to get help, and friends and relatives to give help.

 

Erik Modig

Erik Modig is one of Sweden’s leading communication experts. In 2012 he got his PhD at Stockholm School of Economics for the thesis «Understanding advertising Creativity». Erik was crowned «Super Communicator» in 2015 and in his research he looks at which aspects of human psychology we should focus on to communicate more efficiently in digital channels.

 

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