Speakers

Industry heavyweights Steve Krug, Lou Rosenfeld and Anders Ramsay are your esteemed hosts for this Etre Get Together. Here's a little more about them (and a note about Etre too)...

Steve Krug

Steve Krug (pronounced "kroog") is best known as the author of Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, now in its second edition with over 300,000 copies in print.

Steve has spent 20 years as a usability consultant, evaluating and improving interfaces for clients like Apple, Lexus.com, Bloomberg.com, Magazines.com, Move.com, NPR, Kidzui, and the International Monetary Fund.

Steve's consulting firm, Advanced Common Sense ("just me and a few well-placed mirrors") is based in Chestnut Hill, MA. He currently spends most of his time teaching usability workshops, consulting, and telling people about his new book about do-it-yourself usability testing: Rocket Surgery Made Easy.

More information about Steve is available on his website

Lou Rosenfeld

Lou Rosenfeld is an information architecture consultant and founder of Rosenfeld Media, a publisher of short, practical user experience books. He has helped numerous Fortune 500s and other large, messy, political enterprises make their information easier to find.

Lou is co-author of the best-selling Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, regarded as the bible of information architecture with over 200,000 copies in print, and author of Search Analytics for Your Site: Conversations with Your Customers. He is co-founder of the Information Architecture Institute and annual IA Summit conference.

More information about Lou is available on his website

Anders Ramsay

Anders Ramsay — author of the forthcoming book Designing with Agile (to be published by Rosenfeld Media, 2011) — has been practicing User Experience Design for over a decade for clients like Sony, Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, FOX, CBS, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity and JP Morgan. He is also highly active in the UX community as an instructor; panellist and speaker; and as founder and organiser of the New York City Information Architecture Meetup, which has over 700 members.

Anders contributes to Boxes & Arrows and blogs about all things UX at www.andersramsay.com. He currently works a User Experience Design consultant in New York City, guiding organisations and design teams in how to more effectively apply Agile practices in their work.

More information about Anders is available on his website

Etre

Etre is a digital communications agency specialising in results-driven user experience design. We work with multinational corporations, central government departments, local authorities and not-for-profit organisations to maximise their websites' usability, accessibility and findability. Recent clients include Anglo American, British Council, Deloitte, Rolex, IPCC, Eurostar, John Lewis, Mars, Mencap and Ogilvy.

More information about Etre is available on our website

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