* To attend, you must get a ticket using this link: HERE
We’re pleased to announce our second IoT meetup taking place on Thursday, March 28th at 6:30pm at Runway, a new co-working space in SF. Parking Information for Runway is HERE
Mike Kuniavsky, a user experience designer, IoT author, researcher, and entrepreneur currently working at PARC. His talk is titled:
"Avatars, services and emergent behavior: Thoughts on tools for the user experience design of IoT/ubicomp devices".
It is an extended version of his talk that he gave in the GigaOm meetup in Feb. Don't miss your chance to hear Mike deep dive into his experience in designing for IoT's!
Mike Kuniavsky Bio
Mike is a user experience designer, researcher, entrepreneur, and author. A twenty-year veteran of digital product development, Mike designs products, business processes, and services at the leading edge of technological change. Prior to joining PARC, he co-founded several successful user experience centered companies, including ThingM, which designs and manufactures ubiquitous computing and Internet of Things products, and Adaptive Path, a well-known design consultancy. Mike specializes in multi-device interactions, cloud-based service design, and design of hardware products connected to cloud-based services. His background includes design for social analytics, consumer electronics, appliances, image retrieval, RGB LEDs, and financial services.
Mike has worked with some of the world's top technology companies, such as Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Whirlpool, and Qualcomm, to design new products, guide product strategy, and create user-centered design and development cultures.
Mike is the author of "Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research" and "Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design" both of which are used as standard university textbooks. He received a dual major B.S./B.A. in Computer Science and Film/Video Studies from the University of Michigan.
Mike lives in San Francisco with his family and loves new music.