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The Intersection of UI and UX - A Panel {Presented by Microsoft}

Salome Sallehy, organizer of the Toronto Mobile UX Group, joins us as our moderator for #TechinMotion's March UI/UX panel. Come out to the lovely Burroughes' 6th floor, where she'll be spawning a lively talk from a few of Toronto's best and brightest designers.


Salome Sallehy @salomesallehy

Salome Sallehy began her work with Plastic in 2011, when she came on board to carve out a Marketing Department for the fast-growing mobile agency. Today, Salome leads the Plastic Marketing team in mobile campaign launches for brands such as AIR MILES, Pizza Pizza, and Royal LePage. She is also the Chair of the MUX group – growing the meetup to more than 700 members to date and overseeing its mandate to shape mobile user experience standards and establish best practices in Mobile UX.

Panel members:

Matthew Milan @mmilan

Matthew is a design leader with experience in the domain of emerging technologies, specializing in software design, innovation and product development. In addition to working in interface design, product management and software development roles in startups, Matthew has extensive design, strategy and consulting experience working on large scale technology and commerce projects for Fortune 500 firms ranging from financial services to healthcare. As a founder at Normative, Matthew sets direction for the software design practice and works with on strategic product innovation projects with key clients.

Leanne Paura @LeeLeeMishi

Leanne joined the mobile design movement in 2009 as a user interface designer with the face-paced technology start-up Xtreme Labs. Five incredible years later, she now leads a large team of award-winning UX/UI designers at Pivotal Labs Toronto as Associate Director of Product Design. Leanne is responsible for developing Pivotal Labs' unique design methodology which she has implemented with major international clients across media, financial services, retail and healthcare.

Paul Crimi @paulohnine

With over 5 years in a senior graphic and user experience design role and over 10 years of industry experience, Paul has taken part in evolving how we interact with products to ensure end-users can intuitively interact with and derive significant value from the product. At BNOTIONS Paul has been the lead product designer for many successful projects including the Indigo mCommerce app and Sport Chek Scan & Save mobile App. Paul also teaches the Intro to User Experience Design course through the Yorkville Media Centre.

Tony O'Donoghue @iaboom

Tony O'Donoghue is the Director of User Experience for Kobo's website and mobile apps. For the past several years, he has led the design of Kobo’s top-rated eReading applications for iOS and Android, and recently oversaw the design of kobo’s responsive website. 

Big thanks to our gracious sponsors who have made it possible for us to host this event: Jobspring Partners and Microsoft.

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  • Adnan H.

    Extremely valuable lessons and diversity of thought!

    1 · March 12, 2014

    • Jason

      Agreed Adnan! I am the Toronto event coordinator for an upcoming free MBA fair on Sept. 6 (next Saturday). We’d love to give you folks in the Tech In Motion community a complimentary pass for this event. Last minute RSVPs available at http://qs-toronto.eve...­.

      Look forward to catching up with you soon in person!

      August 27, 2014

  • Brett L.

    First Tech in Motion meet up for me. Is this the regular location?

    March 11, 2014

    • Rebecca B.

      For the most part, yes!

      1 · March 12, 2014

    • Brett L.

      Cool, thanks, Rebecca. Great meet up yesterday. Looking forward to the next one.

      1 · March 12, 2014

  • Jonathan L.

    Discount code 'techinmotion' for $50 off the incredible frontend dev conference

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • Jonathan L.

    When I saw Michael McArthur was no longer on the panel I was like... aww. Then I saw Paul Crimi is now on the bill and I was like YEAH!

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • Emily

    Really looking forward to the talk! I'll be giving away a limited number of ticket discounts to Startup Weekend, happening at the end of the month. Check out for more info. You can email me at [masked] if you have any questions :)

    3 · March 11, 2014

  • Antonio S.

    It's a pity that it conflicts with my GTALUG Meeting, and 6:30 PM is a bit earlier for me.

    March 10, 2014

  • Robert C.

    Checking it out

    March 8, 2014

  • Ahmad

    Excited ..!

    March 7, 2014

  • Shawn

    Hi I am .Net developer

    March 6, 2014

  • Peter V.

    I am looking forward to the event. We will have our first app in the google store this month and one more app within 6 months. Thanks job springs for sponsoring this event .

    Tech in motion events are some of the best i have gone to on this site. I should know .. i think i belong to only 150 groups and i am the organizer of only 6 group.

    February 26, 2014

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