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Mentor Night


Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Mentor Night

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Extra Early Bird Ended $10.00 $1.24
Early Bird Ended $15.00 $1.37
Regular Jan 11, 2017 $20.00 $1.49

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Mentor Night

Join us for an evening of design mentoring and networking!

Mentor night is all about dissolving the competition and coming together to learn and grow as individuals.

Connect with designers in the community, get product design feedback, share ideas, and collaborate.


6:00pm  Registration opens.  Sign up to meet with a designer mentor for 20m.  

6:30 - 8:30pm  Speed Mentoring

Who should attend? 

This event is created for product designers, but is open to anyone who wants design feedback.  This includes aspiring designers, developers, entrepreneurs, project managers and students. 


Past Mentors Include: 

Please note: This is not the official mentor lineup.  It is an example of who usually mentors at Mentor Night. 

Name Job Title & Company
Adam Nedelman Mobile UX designer at Xoom
Adam Ruf UI/UX Designer at Twitch
Alex Lazaris Senior Brand Designer at Twitch
Alexis  Piperides Cofounder + Project Manager at
Brian Sherman Sr. UX Designer at Yahoo!
Bryan Medway Experience Design Lead at Adobe
Colin Johnston
Lead Designer at Rollbar
Elliot Onn Product Manager at Project Cherry Blossom
Jake Barlow UX Design Director at Consultant
Kevin Gates Senior Product Designer at Pivotal
Kim Ho Product Designer at Instacart
Leanne Kawahigashi Designer at Expensify
Ling Lim Senior Experience Designer at Yahoo!
Lukasz Lysakowski Director of Design at Peek
Olia Birulia UI/UX Designer at Captora
Marc Greenberg Director of UX & Design at Open Garden (Formerly at Schwab, MTV & GAP)
Nama Hwang Product Designer at Facebook
Nathan Diesel Senior UX Designer at VISA
Sajid Reshamwala Designer at Addap
Ugur Kaner Head of Design at Memebox
Vesna Planko CEO & Designer at Habitual

Want to mentor? 

We are looking for senior designers (5+ years) who specialize in:

Visual Interface Design, User Experience, Interaction Design, Branding, User Research, Content Strategy, Data Visualization, & Prototyping.

Be a leader. Share your knowledge.  

Apply to be a Cascade SF Mentor here. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

E-mail Andi Galpern at with any questions you might have.


What is the refund policy?

All tickets are non-refundable and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. 


Am I guaranteed a mentor spot?  

By signing up for a ticket you are guaranteed at least 1 (one) 20-minute session with a mentor.  


Where is the event located? 

We are currently confirming a venue at a convenient location in Downtown San Francisco.  


Have questions about Mentor Night? Contact CASCADE SF

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San Francisco , CA 94107

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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