In January, our expert panel of storytellers, each with a different perspective about the value and power of stories, shared best practices, internal methods for communicating user values, and how best to frame those stories.
• John DeBello, Loma Media (XD agency)
• Megan Sornson & Juan David Quinones, Digital Telepathy (UX agency)
• Charles Chamberlayne, Access San Diego (PR)
As user experience professionals we OWN the customer’s story. Our value to the organization is in telling those stories and translating them into effective, usable designs. View the presentations below.
John DeBello, Principal and Creative Director of Loma Media, has produced, written and directed an impressive variety of strategic communications projects, including events and initiatives for major consumer brands, diverse public agencies and leading educational institutions.
Juan-David Quinones, a Senior UX Designer, Associate Manager here at DT, educated at the Art Center College of Design and INSEAD School of Business. His background transverses industrial, customer, branding, and UX design, working for companies like Frog SF, Disney, Carnival Corp. and Matter.
Megan Sornson is a UX/UI designer and team lead at Digital Telepathy. She cares strongly for the craft and detail of every experience she creates and carries that craft and curiosity into an endless list of hobbies including bookmaking and leatherworking.
Charles Chamberlayne is a veteran among public affairs and public relations executives. His resume includes working as a spokesperson for Mayor Kevin Faulconer of San Diego, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (TX), Kit Bond (MO), Pete Domenici (NM), and former Speaker of the House, J. Dennis Hastert.
Our Venue Sponsor:
Digital Telepathy is an experience strategy and design firm that helps companies define new visions, enable new ideas to be realized, and create product and service experiences that are grounded in serving the needs of their customers.
Our Food and Beverage Sponsor:
The Creative Group, a division of Robert Half, specializes in matching top creative, interactive, and marketing talent with great opportunities for agency and in-house clients across nearly every industry and vertical. TCG is especially concerned with providing the highest level of service to local small and mid-sized companies.
James is a San Diego based User Experience Researcher passionate about understanding users to craft memorable, impactful experiences.