Designing Next Generation Desktop Phones: A Case Study in Evidence-Based Design
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: Networking 6:45pm, Presentation 7:00pm
Location: Phase 5 Offices, 99 Spadina Ave, Suite 400, Toronto, M5V 3P8 www.phase5ux.com
Cost: Free. All welcome. Please RSVP. Please join ToRCHI for $20/year membership.
Presenters: Arnie Guha and Colin Anderson
Arnie Guha, Ph.D., is Partner-in-Charge at Phase 5 UX, where he helps his clients – financial institutions, technology companies, life sciences firms, media companies, publishers and information providers, government organizations – understand and estimate their markets, and to develop winning UX solutions and strategies that would best respond to market needs and business objectives. A former Cambridge Nehru Centenary Scholar, Arnie holds a BA and MA from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. His doctoral dissertation explored user-disorientation in navigating networked information spaces. In 1999, Arnie served a term at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), Washington D.C., where he collaborated with senior staff counsel and principal author James X. Dempsey to produce Bridging the Digital Divide: Internet Access in Central and Eastern Europe. Arnie was elected Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society in 1994.
Colin Anderson is a Consultant Strategist at Phase 5 UX. His work in user experience design and research has included projects for major Canadian financial institutions, telecom hardware companies, local and federal government, not-for-profits and data security clients.
Prior to joining Phase 5 UX, Colin was Weston Scientist at the Nature Conservancy of Canada, where he led a series of technology initiatives. Colin holds Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in the natural sciences and has undertaken studies in Information Architecture at the Faculty of Information, at the University of Toronto.
TorCHI Thanks www.phase5ux.com for hosting this event.