Sponsors & Event Partners

Thank you to our 2019 Event Partners

Website: www.goabstract.com

Abstract is the design workflow management system that empowers design teams and stakeholders to seamlessly manage, version, and collaborate on Sketch files. With Abstract, design finally has a single source of truth. Read More

Website: https://balsamiq.com

Balsamiq is the maker of the industry-leading rapid wireframing software that combines the simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool so that teams can focus on what's important. Balsamiq is a small and personable company that competes on usability and customer service. Balsamiq believes work should... Read More

Website: http://cantina.co

Cantina is a strategic design and development agency based in Boston’s Seaport Innovation District. We accelerate your ability to innovate, grow, and deliver better digital products and services. Fortune 500 companies (Avid, PerkinElmer, Great-West Financial, John Hancock, and Zipcar) and fast-growth startups (SyncThink, Toast and Your Call Football) turn to... Read More

Website: www.drawn.agency

Drawn is a boutique brand development agency based in Oregon. We specialize in crafting authentic and meaningful experiences to which people feel naturally drawn. We accomplish this through a deep understanding of people, along with a keen sense of a brand's unique personality, which allow us to form genuine connections... Read More

EPAM Continuum
Website: http://www.continuuminnovation.com/

EPAM Continuum is a global innovation design firm. Our work is informed by the needs, desires, and aspirations of people: customers, patients, citizens, and those who make our client organizations work. We bring to every project a global perspective, with world-class capabilities and local sensibilities. Continuum operates with a collective... Read More

Website: www.experiencepoint.com

ExperiencePoint is an award-winning training company that develops innovation and change management workshops that are transforming the way people learn, manage change and solve complex problems. As innovation and change experts, every year we help more than 50,000 people across seven continents flex their creativity and turn theory into action.... Read More

Future State
Website: www.futurestate.com

Future State is a human-centered management consulting firm with more than 30 years of experience delivering innovative, purpose-aligned solutions to complex business challenges. We have collaborated and co-created with Fortune 1000 organizations across a huge range of industries—delivering the adaptive strategies, creative solutions and transformational innovations that ready our clients... Read More

Good Idea Company
Website: www.goodidea.company

We are a consultancy specializing in sparking ideas through the use of Design Thinking collaboration. We facilitate workshops to accelerate company growth for positive change, while empowering everyone in your organization to innovate.Good Idea Company was founded by Tina Schweiger and Alisa Weldon who have honed a unique perspective from... Read More

IA Collaborative
Website: http://iacollaborative.com/

IA Collaborative is a global design and innovation consultancy. At the forefront of user-centered design that creates business value, we work at the intersection of design and business; of creativity and strategy. Combining human-centered design and strategic business consulting, we help multinational organizations and emerging leaders set visions, create strategies,... Read More

Website: www.ibm.com

IBM's purpose is to be essential, and we intentionally design for this through how we engage, how we build bonds, and how we guide humans toward mastery over their work environments. Since 2012, we’ve been on a mission to bring a human-centered approach to our many teams around the world. Emphasizing... Read More

Website: www.idean.com

Idean is a global design agency that uses design as a strategic tool to transform businesses and create bolder futures. With 22 studios and over 700 design professionals worldwide, we partner with organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies to achieve their design and business goal. Deeply... Read More

IN2 Innovation
Website: www.in2innovation.com

IN2 Innovation is an experience innovation design agency.  We help you create and deliver effortless experiences that drive your brand’s growth.Clients look to our innovation team to discover meaningful insights and design high-impact new products and services. We work in both physical and digital spaces to transform unexpected ideas into... Read More

LUMA Institute
Website: http://www.luma-institute.com/

Organizations of all types face similar challenges – creating digital customer experiences, designing on shoestring budgets, generating breakthrough ideas large and small. LUMA Institute can help, as we’ve done with Wells Fargo, DBS Bank, AMP and other clients worldwide. LUMA equips individuals, teams and organizations to accelerate innovation through the... Read More

Website: www.madpow.com

Mad*Pow leverages strategic design and the psychology of motivation to create innovative experiences and compelling digital solutions that are good for people and good for business. Mad*Pow is a purpose-driven organization that strives to work on projects that promote health, financial wellbeing, and social impact. Since 2000, Mad*Pow has been... Read More

Website: www.mindhatchllc.com

At Mindhatch, we believe insights drive results and the best insights come from people — your team and your customers. Through Design Thinking, Organizational Improv, and Innovation Facilitation, we help you solve complex business problems, boost customer value, and improve team performance. Our customized experiences develop team skillsets and spur... Read More

Website: www.mural.co

MURAL enables modern teams to think and collaborate visually in Design Thinking. Imagination Workers can better understand problems, visualize concepts and align teams around solutions on a simple, playful and productive cloud solution. MURAL workspaces combine visual thinking canvases to brainstorm, organize, design, and share concepts as well as tools... Read More

Website: www.ogilvy.com

Ogilvy has been producing iconic, culture-changing marketing campaigns since the day its founder David Ogilvy opened up shop in 1948. Today, Ogilvy is an award-winning integrated creative network that makes brands matter for Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses across 131 offices in 83 countries. The company... Read More

Point B, Inc.
Website: www.pointb.com

Point B, Inc. helps organizations form, execute, and thrive. With capabilities including Management Consulting, Venture Investment and Advisory, and Property Development, our integrated businesses provide value to the organizations and communities we serve. Our 100% employee-owned firm was named a Best Workplace in the United States by Fortune magazine, and... Read More

Website: www.praxent.com

Praxent is a digital innovation agency. Our team of US-based digital strategists, UX designers, and software developers works nationwide, converging at our home base in Austin, Texas. Our passion is to transform processes, enhance experiences, and empower people for service-based businesses who want to win. We help our clients unlock... Read More

Website: www.qualaroo.com

Qualaroo is an automated user research platform designed to help digital product teams collect valuable insights from their users at scale in the quickest and most seamless way possible. Qualaroo relieves teams of the burdens that come with user research. From your mobile app to web app, you can deploy... Read More

Website: reduct.video

Reduct.video is a cloud video platform that anyone can use—if you can write a text document, you can search, edit, and share video with Reduct, 12X faster than using traditional tools.Design thinking teams use Reduct to share human stories and insights, letting everyone in the organization see and hear directly... Read More

Website: http://www.stonehillpr.com/

Stonehill is a strategy and innovation consultancy. We help companies to identify opportunities, enter new markets, and accelerate growth. Our teams consist of an innovative blend of creative, strategy, technology, and change management experts, giving us the ability to unite the functional silos of business in the common objective of... Read More

Website: http://www.usabilla.com

Usabilla is a digital Voice of Customer solution trusted by major brands across the globe. Usabilla provides enterprises the ultimate toolkit to capture the Voice of Customer on all of their digital channels which allows them to make sense of their digital analytics,transform data into actions, and truly be customer... Read More

2019 Media Partners

Website: www.designrush.com

DesignRush is your guide to finding the best professional agencies, categorized by their areas of expertise. Find top full-service agencies, web design companies, digital marketing firms & top technology companies. Read More

Digital Agency Network
Website: https://digitalagencynetwork.com/

Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration. DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members... Read More

Website: https://www.instagram.com/uxmemo

UXmemo is all about fitting experience design's biggest thinking into small moments, every day. These snappy squares of wisdom are informative, thought-provoking and brighten your feed and your brain no matter is you are a designer, strategist, or marketer. Read More

Interaction Design Foundation
Website: https://www.interaction-design.org/

The Interaction Design Foundation is a nonprofit organisation which specialises in education and career advancement for designers. They offer self-paced, online courses on topics across the field of UX design as well as networking opportunities in 90 countries across the world. IDF Course Certificates are recognized by industry-leading corporations such as IBM, SAP and Accenture, and their course... Read More

The Accidental Design Thinker
Website: https://theaccidentaldesignthinker.com/

The Accidental Design Thinker is a design thinking blog featuring tools, resources, and best practices for both aspiring and experienced design thinkers. Our mission is to build awareness, appreciation, & know-how of design thinking to the masses. We have a global readership including visitors from over 130+ countries. Created by... Read More

Website: http://www.crmxchange.com

CRMXchange has developed unique industry insights into the business intelligence and professional programs required for successful operations. Known by our audience as the “event site,” we are experts in Webcast hosting. Visitors to the site can participate in over 100 yearly interactive educational webinars. Register free with CRMXchange to receive... Read More

The Heart of UX

The Heart of UX- Cultivating Tools for Empathic ConnectionWe are taking UX research to the next level in this training! Dive deep into the heart of UX research: the ability to connect with people and understand their needs. Join us for a four-week series of engaged, hands-on learning that will... Read More

Design Thinking & Innovation
Website: http://www.dt-i.org

Design Thinking & Innovation (DT&I) is a hub for creative talent who seek to share their skill & knowledge to create meaningful positive impact in the community. Our focus is designing for change and creating positive social impact using techniques in Human Centered Design (Design Thinking), UX & Lean. Read More

Capital Factory
Website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

Capital Factory is a community in Austin for entrepreneurs to join in order to have a space to work as well as connect with investors, employees, mentors, and customers. Capital Factory's mission is to be the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the... Read More