An Engineers Pragmatic Guide to Design
Box Tech Talk: An Engineer's Pragmatic Guide to Design
by Braden Kowitz
A practical look at how the best engineering and design teams work.
How do you find great designers? What skills should they have? How do engineering and design processes differ, and how can you fit them together? How do you shape a culture where both engineers and designers work happily together?
We'll talk about all this, and any other questions you have about startups and design.
Food and drinks will be provided
Braden Kowitz is a designer, storyteller, and product development geek. He's also a Design Partner at Google Ventures and founded the team's Design Studio. He advises startups on UX Design and Product Development. Before joining Google Ventures, Braden led design for several Google Products, including Gmail, Google Buzz, Google Apps for Business, Google Spreadsheets, OpenSocial, and Google Trends. Braden studied Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon.
Box (Los Altos, Calif.) is one of the fastest growing private enterprise software companies in the world, delivering an intuitive, powerful, and secure content sharing platform that both users and IT department’s love. Box is available on the Web, iPad*, iPhone*, Android* and Windows Phone* applications, and integrated into enterprise applications such as NetSuite*, Jive* and Salesforce*. To date, Box has attracted more than 14 million individuals and 140,000 businesses globally, including 92 percent of the Fortune 500, with major customers such as AAA, Dreamworks, Proctor & Gamble, Random House, Inc. and TaylorMade.
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