The UX Breakfast Club, sponsored by The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup group and Vitamin T (http://vitamintalent.com/), provides a setting to discuss topics related to User Experience or emerging issues in the field that may be impacting the discipline.
The UX Breakfast Club will meet on Saturday at 9:00 AM at Cafe Laurent in Culver City. The event is free. You will notice that you are required to place a deposit when you submit your RSVP. Your money will be refunded if you attend. This allows us to provide a precise reservation to Cafe Laurent.
Please review the menu (http://www.cafelaurent.com/menus.html) and make your selection before coming to Cafe Laurent. This will help save time so the event can begin promptly. Be sure to stay focused on the conversation topic during the gathering.
Only those with an "attending" RSVP status may join the event. If you are interested in the gathering and it's full, please join the waiting list. Spots often become available at the last minute.
On the day of the gathering, please bring your camera and business cards with you.
We are thrilled the following experts will be joining us:
Jose Caballer (http://www.linkedin.com/in/josecaballer) is the Chief Education Officer and co-founder of The Skool (http://theskoolrocks.com/), an online education company that aims to teach the standard process for successful web projects. He studied graphic design at Art Center College of Design. He has worked with diverse clients such as Al Gore, Jamie Oliver, Thomas Keller, Alice Waters and corporate client like Disney, Nike and Myspace.
Today he combines his 16 years of experience and his passion for teaching Web Design on his show This Week in Web Design (http://thisweekinwebdesign.com/) and in training thousands of students, freelancers, and professionals at http://TheSkoolRocks.com .
Chris Chandler (http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrischandler), User Experience Director at The Walt Disney Company.
Hannah Galloway (http://www.linkedin.com/in/hgalloway) manages a UX design team for the Capital Group Companies (http://www.capgroup.com)' American Funds product group in downtown Los Angeles. Over the past 10+ years, she has managed complex design projects and diverse teams for Symantec, Sapient and Critical Mass.
Michael Macadaan (http://www.linkedin.com/in/macadaan) is the UX & Design Partner at Science Studio (http://science-inc.com/) in Santa Monica where he and his UX team design products. Prior to Science, he was the VP of User Experience and Design for Myspace. In this role, Mike was at the forefront of developing contextually appropriate methods towards attracting and developing top talent, user research, interface standards and improving the product experience. This served as the foundation for moving the offering from the legacy social network to a social entertainment destination.