Kat Vellos

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About the speaker

Kat Vellos is a user experience designer, author, speaker and facilitator whose passion is helping people connect authentically. She’s researched, designed, and advised on the user experience of countless flows in digital products serving millions of people at companies like Slack and Pandora, and created community for hundreds more as a facilitator.

With her debut book, We Should Get Together, she turned her expertise in research and experience design towards helping people cultivate more fulfilling friendships. Her second book, Connected from Afar gives readers six months of weekly activities they can use to feel closer to faraway friends via art projects, conversation starters, journaling prompts and more.

Kat is a prolific speaker who has graced the stages of TEDx, San Francisco Design Week, Design for America, the Transforming Loneliness Summit, Rosenfeld Media’s DesignOps Summit and many more. Her current work includes UX consulting for social wellness products, speaking, and facilitation.

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This will be a virtual event! No purchase required. Please come with the ability to call-in via Zoom. Links to our event will be supplied via email upon registration!

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