SF IoT Meetup: Mike Kuniavsky from PARC
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
"Avatars, services and emergent behavior: Thoughts on tools for the user experience design of IoT/ubicomp devices"
We’re pleased to announce our second IoT meetup taking place on Thursday, March 28th at 6:30pm at Runway, a new coworking space in SF. We're very luck to announce our presenter Mike Kuniavsky, a user experience designer, IoT author, researcher, and entrepreneur currently working at PARC who will be giving a presentation titled:"Avatars, services and emergent behavior: Thoughts on tools for the user experience design of IoT/ubicomp devices"
Runway SF1355 Market Street
San Francisco 94103
**Event parking information is HERE
Mike Kuniavsky Bio
Mike is a user experience designer, researcher, entrepreneur, and author. A twenty-year veteran of digital product development, Mike designs products, business processes, and services at the leading edge of technological change. Prior to joining PARC, he co-founded several successful user experience centered companies, including ThingM, which designs and manufactures ubiquitous computing and Internet of Things products, and Adaptive Path, a well-known design consultancy. Mike specializes in multi-device interactions, cloud-based service design, and design of hardware products connected to cloud-based services. His background includes design for social analytics, consumer electronics, appliances, image retrieval, RGB LEDs, and financial services.
Mike has worked with some of the world's top technology companies, such as Samsung, Sony, Nokia, Whirlpool, and Qualcomm, to design new products, guide product strategy, and create user-centered design and development cultures.
Mike is the author of "Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research" and "Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design" both of which are used as standard university textbooks. He received a dual major B.S./B.A. in Computer Science and Film/Video Studies from the University of Michigan.
Mike lives in San Francisco with his family and loves new music.