designED for non-designers

Co-Founder, Indyco Launching August 2017 Bringing design education to non-designers. Irrespective of your inner genius, without design skills, your product will be lame. The technology graveyard is littered with awesome ideas that were poorly designed. Don’t be left organising a funeral for your beautifully conceived, yet hard to use product. Indyco delivers street-smart, relevant and applicable workshops that…

TinyMCE + Ephox

  UX Design Lead, TinyMCE.com + Ephox.com Brisbane, Australia and Palo Alto, California (2016-current) In this role, I am tasked with establishing a design-led culture in a very established area of IT (WYSIWYG editing). The role has been challenging, but has already had tangible payoffs. The fresh, design-led have generated two standout successes: (1) cognitive enabled extensions to the…

SMartE

Founder, SMartE.technology Brisbane, Australia (2014-2015) As part of my role as a co-founder at North Shore Labs, I was responsible for the design of the user experience for the SMartE.technology product line. The key challenges in the role involved the profiling and testing of a unique product offering to an untested target market. The implementation of a…

Harrison&Burt

Co-Founder, Harrison&Burt Planned launch February 2016 Harrison&Burt is a joint venture with award-winning academic and film maker Malcolm Burt. Our purpose and passion is to bridge the chasm between academia and industry by leveraging advertising and marketing principles, and applying these to the creation of individual brand strategies for Academics.  Enhanced skills development programs have been recognised…

Oracle

Communications and Presentation Strategy, Oracle Labs Brisbane, Australia (ongoing) Oracle Labs in Brisbane is a powerhouse of R&D and innovation. Led by Dr Cristina Cifuentes, the team in Brisbane is leading Oracle’s foray into identifying and prototyping new technologies that have the potential to substantially improve Oracle’s business. As part of my role, I provide focused and…

Bahrain leads the way with inaugural Airports Arabia Conference

By Dan Wong, Assistant Professor, Aviation Management Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia   In IATA’s recent March 2015 Air Passenger Market Analysis, the Middle East region was reported to continue experiencing strong growth in terms of both international and domestic air travel in terms of both Revenue-Passenger-Kilometers (RPK) and Available-Seat-Kilometers (ASK) above industry norms for the…