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Mentor Night


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Mentor Night

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird: Mentor Night Ended $15.00 $1.37
Regular: Mentor Night Jun 27, 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.  

Mentor Night is Open to Everyone for Design Feedback
Mentors have 4+ years of experience working in design + technology, branding, content strategy, and UX writing.  Designers can get feedback on: 

  • career advice
  • management tips
  • UX advice
  • product design 
  • app design
  • IoT
  • visual design + branding 

This night is for designers, developers, entrepreneurs, project managers and anyone who wants design feedback, career advice, or guidance. 


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

6:30 - 8:30pm  Speed Mentoring


Past Mentors include:
Note:  This is not our official mentor lineup – just a preview of who usually mentors. 

Faruk Ates
Sr. Product Designer at Quantifind

Adam Ruf
UI/UX Designer at Twitch

Chris Liu
Senior Interaction Designer at Mercedes Benz

Sasha Willins

UX Designer at Jott

Bryan Medway
Experience Design Lead at Adobe

Adam Nedelman
UX Designer at Magic Instruments

Kevin Gates
Senior Product Designer at Pivotal

Alex Lazaris
Senior Visual Designer at Twitch


Marek Szeszycki
Senior UX Designer at Gap

Christina Connolly
Sr. UX Designer at Hero Digital

Tricia Spoonts
Director of User Experience at Mavenlink

Angela Don
Product Design Consultant at Facebook

Todd Siegel
Designer and Product Evangelist at

Colin Toomey
Lead Product Designer at Wells Fargo

Ketan Anjaria
CEO & Designer at kidBombay

Andi Galpern
Founder at Cascade SF

Jeffrey Goldsmith
Copywriter / CMO at

Asher Blumberg
Sr Product Designer at Jott



Want to mentor? 

We are looking for designers, directors, managers and all around smart people (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. 


Where is this event located? 

This event will be hosted in a convenient Downtown San Francisco location.  

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.  


Have questions about Mentor Night? Contact CASCADE SF

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San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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