Brandon Schauer is teaching the “Good Design Faster” workshop.
Brandon Schauer is an experience design director for Adaptive Path. As an experience design specialist, Brandon regularly speaks and writes on the subject, trains others, and practices experience design himself as a differentiator for business strategy.
Brandon’s passion for discovering and understanding the unmet needs of customers has led him to diverse environments: from the homes of cancer patients to tunnels beneath Walt Disney World. This insight with customers – along with a solid grounding in business analysis and a mastery of design methods – allows Brandon to help organizations define and design more meaningful experiences for their customers.
Brandon has over a decade of experience developing new products, services and user experiences for the Web, desktop, and devices. He has keynoted, presented, and led workshops at multiple conferences, including Business to Buttons, IA Summit Designertopia, and UIE Web App Summit.
Some of Brandon’s past clients include the American Cancer Society, Flickr, JetBlue, LeapFrog, Morgan Stanley, and Vanguard.
Brandon holds two master-level degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He received a Master of Design from the Institute of Design in Chicago, where he studied the planning, development, and management of innovation. Concurrently, he graduated with a MBA from the Stuart School of Business. Brandon is a past editor for the Institute of Design’s Perspectives on Design and Strategy, allowing him to pick-the-brains of leaders in the fields of innovation, design, and strategy. He is co-author of Subject to Change: Creating Great Products and Services for an Uncertain World. Brandon also has a love of Excel that is unnatural for a designer.