SENIOR MANAGER OF PRODUCT DESIGN - GROUPON
Originally from Massachusetts, Greg Tariff currently resides in Silicon Valley as the Senior Manager of Product Design at Groupon. With proven business results, Greg has designed and lead new innovative experiences at companies like eBay Inc., Visa, General Motors, FCB, GREY, and BFG. Additionally, Greg has been a successful entrepreneur having founded and worked for multiple startups including Fetch Labs, Oak Labs (acquired), and Gwazu.
HEAD OF USER EXPERIENCE - VIRGIN ATLANTIC
Martyn is Head of UX at Virgin Atlantic. Before he went ‘client side’ he worked in agencies with a range of brands including Penguin, BBC, Microsoft and IKEA. Martyn’s background has been in creating design strategies and building design teams. Along the way he’s been lucky enough to pick up a few awards, present to his peers and learn from some exceptionally bright individuals. But he’s not done yet… One day he will design the perfect car experience. He also harbours an ambition to re-shape the way design is taught, but not before he’s created a digital product to aid beach cleaning.
PRODUCT & DESIGN TEAM MANAGER - HOSTELWORLD GROUP
Vicky Carroll is a Product Team Manager with 10+ years of mobile experience. Responsible for the Product Teams that manage Hostelworld’s native Apps she is passionate about creating outstanding user experiences that both drive revenue and customer engagement. Prior to joining Hostelworld in 2010 she worked within Product at O2 Telefonica.
DESIGN MANAGER - OPENTABLE
Born and raised in Indonesia, Caroline spent her teenage years in Singapore before moving to the States for college. She started her career as a print and brand designer before going back to school at CCA, San Francisco, to learn about designing products. Caroline launched her career as a product designer for a wearable tech company and now leads the Consumer Product Design team at OpenTable working on growth, engagement, and revenue initiatives across multiple platforms. She loves designing experiences for two-sided marketplaces as they offer unique challenges — enabling suppliers and customers to interact with one another, balancing the different needs of the business and the users, and creating the network effect.
EXPERIENCE DESIGN LEAD - TRANSPORT FOR LONDON
At the start of his career Alex was an industrial designer, designing bar experiences for major drinks brands. He then transitioned into the world of service design, designing experiences and interiors for Barclays around the globe. More recently, Alex is exploring new technologies and building digital products at TfL. The TfL Travelbot, an automated assistant on Facebook Messenger, was launched last year and is an example of how he’s helping TfL to launch products on new channels with emerging technologies
SENIOR PRODUCT DESIGNER - TRAINLINE
Ashley works in the product design team to deliver industry-leading passenger experiences for rail and coach customers in the UK and Europe. Focussing on the post-purchase experience, Ashley champions thorough customer research and data science to build smarter, faster, simpler travel solutions. Before Trainline, Ashley worked as a design lead on key rail industry products for National Rail, GWR and Deutsche Bahn. He is a proud advocate of the user, and relishes working on Trainline products at the convergence of design, data and rail.