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Whit Hour – Week 22

Thank you so much to the ~22 people who showed up for the twenty-second week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. Tune in every Monday night from 10-11pm Eastern Time at http://www.livestream.com/whithour. Whit [Keep Reading…]

Who is Harry Max’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Harry Max is an independent management consultant and executive coach for a variety of startups and major brands. Previously he was a Principal Consultant at Rubicon Consulting. In 1994, he co-founded Virtual Vineyards (wine.com). Follow him on Twitter @harrymax. Harry Max’s mentor is… [Keep Reading…]

Who is Michael Gruen’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Michael Gruen is a serial entrepreneur and independent business consultant for a variety of startups through Greyworks. He is the co-founder of TechKaraoke and the co-author of Twitter For Dummies. Follow him on Twitter @gruen.   Michael Gruen’s mentor is… Michael Gruen, Self [Keep Reading…]

Who is Mario Bourque’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Mario Bourque is Manager of Information Architecture and Content Management for a leading technology solutions provider to the passenger transport industry. He also helped to organize the Information Architecture Institute’s IDEA2009. Follow him on Twitter @mariobourque. Mario Bourque’s mentor is… Juan Guillen, Technology [Keep Reading…]

Who is Erin Malone’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Erin Malone is a Principal at Tangible ux, a user experience consulting firm. Previously she led Yahoo!’s Platform User Experience Design team and helped build the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library. She is also the co-author of the recently released Designing Social Interfaces. Follow [Keep Reading…]

Who is Paul Isakson’s mentor?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Paul Isakson is an independent strategic planner. Previously he was the head of strategy at space150, a marketing and advertising agency. In 2008 he caused a stir when he began anonymously tweeting as Don Draper, the protagonist from the TV series Mad Men. [Keep Reading…]

Who is Brandon Schauer’s hero?

[This post is part of a series on Mentors and Heroes]   Brandon Schauer is an experience design director for Adaptive Path, a user experience design and consulting firm. He is also the co-author of Subject To Change: Creating Great Products & Services for an Uncertain World. Follow him on Twitter @brandonschauer. Brandon Schauer’s heroes [Keep Reading…]