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About the speaker
Stephen P. Anderson is the Chief Experience Officer at BloomBoard, where he is transforming how teachers grow as professionals. Once a high school teacher, Stephen continues to challenge and inspire people as an international speaker and trainer; he’s presented at some of the world’s largest organizations, teaching product teams about interactive visualizations, emotional design, and other fun topics.
Stephen is most recognized as the man behind the Mental Notes card deck—a tool that’s widely used by product teams to apply psychology to interaction design. He also authored Seductive Interaction Design, which answers the question: “How do we get people to fall in love with our applications?”
Universal Mind is a digital agency that specializes in helping our customers get the most out of technology. We’re inventors and connectors. Technologists, designers and strategists, all working together to create digital experiences that make people’s lives simpler. Founded in 2003, Universal Mind is one of the largest independent digital agencies in North America.
City Cut & Sew is a new concept to the promotional products industry from family-owned sewing manufacturer, Numo Manufacturing, based in Kaufman, Texas. Take everything you know about the promotional products industry and turn it inside out. We make things people will want to use for years, not days. Made in the USA goods, focused on quality materials and well-crafted construction that look great on the outside and have a custom-printed lining on the inside featuring your brand transformed into a tasteful pattern. Every time your user opens a sleeve or a bag with your logo on the inside, they’ll be reminded that you’d rather tastefully whisper to them than scream to the masses. That’s a good impression.
Maker Table is a concept-to-completion video production company based in DFW. We partner with brands and agencies to craft compelling, cinematic stories that create change through emotional experience. We specialize in branded films, commercials, and music videos.
AustinCSI is a management consulting firm founded by industry recognized practitioners determined to introduce a simplified approach to solving business problems. Our operational approach focuses on creating a team within your environment whereby our experienced resources collaborate to drive your initiatives.
Busy Noggin is a web agency skilled in building large websites and web applications, with expertise in enterprise-level content management, complex web applications, front-end coding, mobile development, and UX. We have a knack for figuring out the complicated stuff and making it work. We work collaboratively with design agencies and in-house departments to faithfully reproduce their designs in code.