Designing for Big Data

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


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Jeff Veen


Jeffrey Veen is a founder and CEO of Typekit, a cloud-based font subscription service for web designers. Jeffrey was also one of the founding partners of Adaptive Path and project lead for Measure Map, the well-received web analytics tool acquired by Google in 2006, where he managed the user experience group responsible for some of the largest web apps in the world. As a consultant, he has
been involved in designing the leading blog and social media applications on the web, including Blogger, TypePad, Flickr, and and National Public Radio.

Previously, Jeffrey served as the Executive Director of Interface Design for Wired Digital and Lycos Inc., where he managed the look and feel of HotWired, the HotBot search engine, and others.

In addition to lecturing and writing on Web design and development, Jeffrey has been active with the World Wide Web Consortium’s CSS Editorial Review Board as an invited expert on electronic publishing.
He was also an original columnist for Webmonkey, the author of the acclaimed books “The Art & Science of Web Design” and “HotWired Style: Principles for Building Smart Web Sites”.

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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”:

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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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