Will Evans is a leader in the User Experience (UX) and design thinking communities. He is fascinated by complexity theory, Lean, Kanban, and AgileUX. Previously, he was the Manager, Experience Design for TheLadders in New York City. He has over 15 years industry experience in interaction design, information architecture, and user experience strategy. His experiences includes directing UX for social network analytics & terrorism modeling at AIR Worldwide, UX Architect for social media site Gather.com, and UX Architect for travel search engine Kayak.com.
He worked at Lotus/IBM where he was the senior information architect, and for Curl - a DARPA-funded MIT project when he was at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science.
Will's work in research and design has been featured in numerous publications including Business Week, The Economist, Business Insider, Fast Company, Time Magazine, Fortune, MSNBC, Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal.
His passions include design and critical theory, postmodernism, information visualization, psychology, neuroscience, critical theory, and organizational psychology.
He lives in New York, NY, drinks far too much coffee, and wears only black. He Co-Founded and Co-Chaired the AgileUX NYC conference, and was Design Co-Chair for the IxDA Interaction10 conference in Savannah, Georgia. He also served on the board of directors of the Information Architecture Institute leading marketing and events.
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