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Tuesday, August 21 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
UX Meets MBA: What Happens When a Designer Goes to Business School

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If great design can imbue customers with trust, why are designers so removed from product management and the larger business strategy? As a VP of UX with an MBA, I strive to bring both worlds together to create a new model in which user experience and design align with overall business strategy and company vision to drive increased revenue and customer engagement.

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McLean Donnelly

Design Executive, The Makery
Prior to founding The Makery Group, McLean Donnelly was the Vice President of Product Design for Shutterstock. Previously, he worked as a design leader for Expedia and CaringBridge. He earned an Masters of Business Administration from the Opus School of Business and a Bachelors of... Read More →

Tuesday August 21, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Old Madison (3rd Floor)