Design process is getting faster. Is there wisdom in being the deliberate old tortoise, or are you being left in the dust? Are the design hares speeding to victory or are they poised for a disastrous misstep?
The issue will be settled once and for all by the power of rhetoric and reason! Lords of Lean, espousers of efficiency, worshippers of speed — come raise your banners in battle with a brigand of blue sky brand builders. All are welcome. But be warned, you may be swayed.
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Co-Founder of Fictive Kin & Brooklyn Beta
Cameron is the fearless founder behind Fictive Kin (a shop of designers and developers building radness) and Brooklyn Beta (a conference for people that love to make things).
Arguing For The Motion
Founder & CEO, Squarespace
Anthony is a fearless and fiery founder, leading a 100+ strong team of developers, designers, and operators to build creative tools to power the future of the web. Don't be charmed by his smile — his breath is brisk but his rhetoric burns.
Creative Director, Etsy
Randy leads a team of designers that build online products and offline experiences for the independent maker community. He designs, codes, and builds, but come Nov. 30th, he will destroy.
Executive Director of Product and Interaction Design, The Barbarian Group
Jill is in love with the future and spends her time making it. She leads teams building digital experiences that make people's lives awesomer. She has seen the future, and in it she is the DDC All Time Pro-am Global Grand Champion.
Arguing Against The Motion
Sr. Product Designer, Etsy
As a former interaction designer at the NYTimes and freelance branding designer at Pentragram, Kim's career has defied definition. Yesterday, branding and interaction design; today, product design; tomorrow, space ships and hover boards. Who's the bost?
Independent Design Master
Aaron is a 9 foot tall, five-armed creative beast: Creator (Friends of Type), former Co-Founder (Objective Subject), recent Creative Director (Lore), kickstarted Culinarista (Remedy Quarterly) and community leader (AIGA/NY Board Member). Debaters beware.
CEO & Co-founder, Skillshare
Before founding Skillshare, Mike led a product team at Hot Potato (acquired by Facebook) and studied creative process / built products to help creatives get $#!+ done at Behance. He will put you in an intellectual sleeper hold and make you cry "uncle".