Speaking with friends during the Aggregate conference

Speaking with conference presenters at Aggregate Conference

Speaking Engagements

That undergrad Communication degree really came in handy when I started speaking at conferences in 2011. From Portland, OR to London, UK, my presentations and worskhops have ranged from a deep dive into Sass to how to draw inspiration for better higher ed web design.

Me sitting, leading a design workshop in a conference room.

Leading a design workshop in Memphis.

Hospitable Design: A framework for user care

- PSEWEB Montreal - Keynote

Content-first design: What does it really mean and how can it enhance the audience experience?

- ContentEd London

Me speaking at a conference with my arms wide.

Speaking at HighEdWeb in Milwaukee.

The content strategist's guide to design: Holistic thinking for better content

- HighEdWeb Milwaukee

Training: Sass master class

- Cornell School of Hotel Administration

Me speaking at a conference but my arms are raised at 90 degree angles like I'm doing the chicken dance.

Am I doing the Chicken Dance?

Study abroad: Borrowing ideas, design, and strategy from beyond academia

- HighEdWeb Buffalo

jQuery for WordPress theme developers

- WP Summit

Listen to Thought Feeder

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, I started a podcast with my friend Jon-Stephen Stansel. We discuss marketing, UX, and other digital issues with professionals across a huge range of sectors. While the show has a higher education focus, we try to show how all digital industries have overlap in the challenges they face.