Austin Bales, Facebook

Austin Bales

Austin Bales is a Director of Product Design at Facebook, where he's led the News Feed, Core Experience, Growth and Messenger design teams. In his role, he focuses on data-inspired design and scaling teams and products. Prior to joining Facebook in 2013, Austin was a Lead Designer at Salesforce. He studied Industrial Design at Carnegie Mellon University, in his spare time enjoys cooking, and wants to be an actor someday.

Learn more about Austin at neue.austinbales.com

Annina Koskinen, Spotify

Annina Koskinen

Annina is a Design Director at Spotify, leading a multi-disciplinary team that focuses on driving sustained growth of music fans around the world. An advocate of designing with data, Annina is keen to foster an environment where designers can both be artists and scientists. Originally from Finland, Annina is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Learn more about Annina at anninakoskinen.com

Robert Lenne, Artsy

Robert Lenne

Robert Lenne is a design and product leader based in New York City and Stockholm. He recently left his position as a Head of Product at Artsy, which he helped grow into the leading online marketplace and online publisher for art, in order to build a new venture studio called Sweet Studio. He came to Artsy from the design and innovation firm IDEO where he worked in their London, Munich, and New York offices to develop new digital products and experiences.

Learn more about Robert at twitter.com/robertlenne

Josh Lovejoy, Google

Josh Lovejoy

Josh Lovejoy is a UX Designer in the Research and Machine Intelligence group at Google. He works at the intersection of Interaction Design, Machine Learning, and unconscious bias awareness, leading design and strategy for Google’s ML Fairness efforts.

Learn more about Josh at medium.com/google-design

Måns Adler, Ustwo

Måns Adler - USTWO

Måns Adler is a founder of Bambuser and Tech Director at Ustwo in Malmö. His professional portfolio also include work for Linden labs (Second life) San Francisco, setting up a public Makers lab at STPLN in Malmö together with the research institute Medea at Malmö University. Måns is also co-author of the book “Making futures - Marginal notes on Innovation, Design and Democracy” published at MIT Press.

Learn more about USTWO at ustwo.com

Nina Mehta, Stripe

Nina Mehta

Nina Mehta is a product designer at Stripe currently helping entrepreneurs start their businesses with Stripe Atlas. She led design at Pivotal Labs Berlin and San Francisco. Nina has worked with companies like Twilio, Volkswagen, Samsung and on teams in Tokyo, London and Chicago. She started her career designing newspapers and now writes and runs workshops on cross-discipline collaboration, bringing art, music, and tech communities together.

Learn more about Nina at ninamehta.com

Florian Kaps, Supersense

Florian Kaps

Since his early childhood Florian „Doc“ Kaps is attracted by the exercise of running into the opposite direction. In a world that is more and more digital, Kaps is steadily fighting, believing and celebrating everything analog. After having wowed the digital eyebrow-raisers with his success of reinventing analog instant film for Vintage Polaroid cameras with the Impossible Project (founded by Kaps in 2008), he is now touching all senses and hearts at SUPERSENSE.

Learn more about Florian at the.supersense.com