Designing for Big Data

Jeff Veen (True Ventures)
Location: Ballroom - 3rd Level
Average rating: ****.
(4.71, 17 ratings)

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Jeff Veen

True Ventures

Jeff Veen is a design partner at True Ventures, where he spends his time helping companies create better products. He does this as an advisor, as well, for companies like about.me, Medium, and WordPress. Previously, he was VP of design at Adobe after they acquired Typekit, the company he co-founded and ran as CEO.

Jeff was also one of the founding partners of the user experience consulting group Adaptive Path. While there, he lead Measure Map, which was acquired by Google. During his time at Google, he redesigned Google Analytics and led the UX team for Google’s apps.

Much earlier, Jeff was part of the founding web team at Wired Magazine, where he helped build HotWired, Web Monkey, Wired News, and many other sites. During that time, he authored two books, HotWired Style and The Art and Science of Web Design.

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Terri Griffith
04/07/2009 5:57pm PDT

Great ideas, great presentation. They inspired my blog post “Design and Value of Big Data”: www.terrigriffith.com/blog/...

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Michael Findling
04/03/2009 10:51am PDT

Awesome, I’m a big follower of Ed Tufte and have used the Minard example for years! Thank you for such great energy!

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Ashwin Lulla
04/03/2009 10:37am PDT

Very energetic and humorous! Awesome presentation

Bob Jimenez
04/03/2009 10:17am PDT

Experience Counts. Great explanation on thinking big while taking small productive steps.

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