Explore our interview series! We feature diverse perspectives from Design & Product leaders across an array of industries. Check out our Design Leader Insights and Where Product Meets Design podcast episodes below.
Design Leader Insights - Subhasree Chatterjee on Designer and Data Analytics Partnership
On this episode of Design Leader Insights, Alex chats with Subhasree Chatterjee, Lead Data Analyst at LexisNexis, about eliminating a transactional relationship between designers and data analysts, tips for designers on how to approach data analytics, and more.
Design Leader Insights - Alex Wilson on Successful Design Systems
On this episode of Design Leader Insights, Alex chats with Alex Wilson, AVP, Design System Engineering Lead at T. Rowe Price, about empowering designers to use design systems, collaborating in teams, and the future of design systems.
Design Leader Insights - Ryan Leffel on UX in the Travel Industry
On this episode of Design Leader Insights, Alex chats with Ryan Leffel, Head of Design at Priceline, about design nuances in the travel industry, advice for new designers, and what he has learned from starting a business from the ground up.
Where Product Meets Design - James Jordan on the Evolution of the Product Manager
On this episode of Where Product Meets Design, Alex chats with James Jordan, Founder of Producto, about the current state of the product market, how to successfully collaborate between product and design, and key attributes product managers need to lead a team successfully.
Where Product Meets Design - Teresa Cain on the Many Roles of a Product Manager
On this episode of Where Product Meets Design, Alex chats with Teresa Cain, Director of Product Management UX and Design at TreviPay, about how to take critical feedback on your product, building a structure to support the different areas of product, and advice for PMs.
Design Leader Insights - Kevin Hawkins on Design at a Global Scale
On this episode of Design Leader Insights, Alex chats with Kevin Hawkins, about applying research to a global audience, collaborating at a large scale company, and how to get and keep a job in UX today.
Design Leader Insights - Bob Baxley on the Medium of Software
On this episode of Design Leader Insights, Alex chats with Bob Baxley, SVP of Design at Thoughtspot, about reengaging in your work, what his advice would be to new designers today, and more insights about the medium of software.
Where Product Meets Design - Jim Morris on Exponential Growth with Product Management
On this episode of Where Product Meets Design, Alex chats with Jim Morris, Founder, Product Discovery Group, about the importance of talking directly to users, fitting product into user lives, and the balance between collaboration and decision making.
Where Product Meets Design - Brian Peterson on Meeting Customer Demand in Product
On this first episode of Where Product Meets Design, Alex chats with Brian Peterson, VP of Product, about the importance of communicating with the customer, how there is no product without design, and where the two cross paths in his industry.
Design Leader Insights - Gloria Osardu, PhD on the Pillars of Success for Researchers
Alex chats with Gloria Osardu, PhD and Senior Director, Head of Research and Insights at Gusto about nurturing relationships for collaboration, identifying the business North Star to drive the customer experience, and insights into the importance of Research.
Design Leader Insights - Alastair Simpson on Nonlinear Workflow at Dropbox
Alex chats with Alastair Simpson, VP, Design at Dropbox, about implementing a new remote workflow focused on what benefits the employee and productivity, maintaining a level playing field, and how a nonlinear work day operates.
Design Leader Insights - Matt Raw on Design Operations at the New York Times
Alex chats with Matt Raw, VP of Product Design at the New York Times, about implementing new design operations at an established company, what advice he'd give to new designers, and more.
Design Leader Insights - Paul Smith on Business to Consumer Design
Alex chats with Paul Smith, VP of Design at Aalto, about designing products that anyone can utilize, tips for collaborating with difficult partners, and his perspective on establishing design at smaller new companies.
Design Leader Insights - Katherine Karaus on UX Writing
Alex chats with Katherine Karaus, Senior UX Writer at Google, about applying UX writing to research, required skills to become a UX Writer, and her advice for how to build out your portfolio.
Design Leader Insights - Felix Lee on Democratizing Mentorship for All Through ADPList
Alex chats with Felix Lee, Co-founder at ADPList, on creating career inclusivity, the importance and benefits of mentorship, and where ADPList is headed for the future.
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