Meet the Experts

The Experts are leaders of the User eXperience profession.

Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson leads a team of 20+ UX Designers at projekt202 Dallas. Previously, he was Director of Design & User Experience at Travelocity, and Director of User Experience at GameStop.

Elisa Miller
CA Technologies

Elisa Miller is a Design Transformation Coach for CA Technologies. She's been in the UX world for 20 years, having worked for companies such as Texas Instruments, GE Healthcare and Scient. She has also served on the Board of Directors for UXPA and continues to manage the UXPA salary survey.

James Helms

James Helms is Director of Experience Design for Intuit in Plano Texas. He's led creative and digital strategy with Bottle Rocket Apps, TM Advertising, and Slingshot and has spent 17 years crafting stories with questions, sweat, and magic.

Jainan Sankalia
Sogeti & UT Dallas

Jainan Sankalia is a Senior Consultant for Sogeti and an user experience and game design Adjunct Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Previously, through a contract with Tekzenit, he was a UX Designer for AT&T.

Adam Polansky
Bottle Rocket Studios

Over a lengthening career, Adam has been closing the gap between ideas and reality as a UX director, educator, speaker, and author. He led projects for companies like Texas Instruments, Dr Pepper, Starwood Hotels and Radio City Entertainment. Currently, Adam is a UX Strategist at Bottle Rocket Studios in Addison, Texas.

Chelsea Maxwell

Chelsea Maxwell is a Senior UX Designer for projekt202. Previously, she was a User Interaction Designer for ACTIVE Network.

Rebecca Baker
Active Network

A UX Jedi, quixotic scientist, excellent listener, and author of mundane fantasies, Dr. Rebecca Baker is a professional writer and speaker with 20+ publications and 30+ speaking engagements on topics ranging from zombie usability testing to storytelling. She currently leads the amazing User Interaction and Research team at the Active Network.

Ken Tabor

Ken Tabor is a veteran programmer, speaker at SXSW, and author of Responsive Web Design Toolkit: Hammering Websites Into Shape. His work includes websites, apps, and video games published by Atari, Nintendo, and EA.

Cassini Nazir
University of Texas at Dallas

Cassini Nazir is Director of Research and Design for ArtSci Lab. He's also a Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas where he teaches classes in interaction design, web design, and design principles.