Main ground floor lobby of 8401 Greensboro Drive.
6:30 - 7:00PM Pizza and socializing
7:00 - 8:00PM Introductions and talk
8:00 - 8:15PM Q&A
8:15 - 8:45PM More socializing
ABOUT THE TALK
Privacy by Design
Jim Lane will be speaking about building a UX team at a privacy company called Virtru, located in Dupont Circle.
Topics will include:
- strategies for establishing a team and scaling design quickly
- tools and process to establish buy-in across an organization
- questions and challenges the new Virtru UX team will be tackling in the coming year specific to privacy and data security
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jim Lane has been a designer and creative team leader for over 20 years, working at large organizations such as Netscape, AOL, and Oracle, as well as startups such as AddThis, Revolution Health, and Contactually. Jim joined Virtru in August 2018, where he leads a team of five designers.
He has previously spoken at events such as RefreshDC, UXPA DC, and NoVA UX on topics such as scaling design to billions of users, experience mapping, and using data and research to inform creative decision-making.
In 2012, Jim founded the NoVA UX group to serve the creative community in Northern Virginia, organizing over 60 monthly events for five years until he stepped down in 2017.
You can find Jim at:
ABOUT THE HOST & SPONSOR
There is 2 hour free parking in the building, with a $10 charge after that. There is free parking near the Starbucks, just a short walk from the office.
METRO / PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
The closest metro stop is Spring Hill (Silver line). The station is also accessible via the Fairfax Connector bus: https://www.wmata.com/rider-guide/stations/upload/station_bus_maps/pdfs/Spring%20Hill%20station.pdf