Ratna Desai is a UX Lead on Google’s Search & Assistant team. She leads multidisciplinary efforts to define product vision and strategy for engaging, predictive experiences. Prior to Google, Desai served as a Creative Director at frog design, a global design and strategy firm.
Steve Selzer is a creative leader at Airbnb. Over the last decade, he has led design for a broad range of companies—from startups to Fortune 500 companies spanning education, finance, entertainment, consumer products, transportation, communications, and social enterprise. Today, Selzer leads the Airbnb for Work design team, which is focused on transforming the experience people have when they travel for work. Prior to Airbnb, Selzer was a Creative Director at frog design.
Forest Young is a designer and educator. As Head of Design for Wolff Olins San Francisco, Young leads design initiatives for the world’s most influential companies. He is also a critic of graphic design at the Yale School of Art and teaches CCA’s inaugural Future Design course. Young recently served on the Board of Directors for AIGA NY, and as a judge for The Type Directors Club, Art Directors Club and The One Show.
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