Kevin Systrom and Tony Fadell Join Speaker Lineup for GigaOM RoadMap 2013

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RoadMap is the only experience design conference for the technology industry. Our speaker lineup is filled with people who have found success treating great design as an imperative rather than an afterthought.

GigaOM, a global technology media company, has announced new speakers and sessions for its third-annual RoadMap conference, being held November 5-6 in San Francisco. A two-day experience design conference for the technology industry, GigaOM RoadMap will feature leading designers and technology innovators who are creating the next generation of user experience and connected products.

How people interact with their world is increasingly driven by connectivity and technology. An explosion of mobile apps, cloud-based services and data has led technology companies to a simple understanding: user experience is part of business logic. This defining shift in how technology businesses will approach product design in the future puts an emphasis on creating smart and emotional experiences that are as important as the underlying technologies themselves.

“RoadMap is the only experience design conference for the technology industry,” says Om Malik, GigaOM founder and RoadMap co-chair. “Our speaker lineup is filled with people who have found success treating great design as an imperative rather than an afterthought.”

Entrepreneurs and designers who are creating such compelling user experiences will take the stage at GigaOM RoadMap, including:

  • Kevin Systrom, Instagram
  • Tony Fadell, Nest
  • Bret Taylor, Quip
  • Scott Thomas, The Noun Project
  • Robert Brunner, Ammunition
  • Erik Spiekermann, Edenspiekermann
  • Jack Dorsey, Square
  • Danae Ringelmann, Indiegogo
  • Joe Gebbia, Airbnb
  • John Maeda, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Sean Rad, Tinder

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Building the visual language of the web
  • Typeface on screens: the invisible building blocks of brands
  • Design by the numbers: how the crowd is changing creation
  • How Moore’s Law is influencing design
  • Redesigning the user experience of everything

See the evolving speaker and session lineup here.

Registration is open for GigaOM RoadMap 2013 and tickets are expected to sell out for the third year in a row. Follow @GigaOM on Twitter (#RM2013) to stay up to date as new speakers and sessions are announced.

Some of the most exciting companies at the intersection of design and technology have already signed on as sponsors of GigaOM RoadMap, including BeyondCurious, EffectiveUI and Honeywell. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact Mike Sly at eventsales(at)gigaom(dot)com or +1 415 235 0358.

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