Tuesday, September 15
Over his 24 years of software design and development experience, Kevin Braun ’95 has developed a reputation for creating designs that are “useful, usable, and beautiful.” His work has improved the user experience for world-class companies including MIT, Harvard, Cisco Systems, Keurig, and UpToDate, and other industry leaders in healthcare, insurance, automotive, mobile devices, luxury apparel, and consumer goods. He has taught user-centered design and front-end development courses at several universities. Currently, Kevin is the founder of Braun Interactive, a design consultancy in Silicon Valley. His book, “From Chaos to Concept: A Team-Oriented Approach to Designing World-Class Products and Experiences” is in publication with Wiley.
In this Corsair Chat, Kevin will share reasons software projects fail and how design is essential in preventing those outcomes. He will also share how his UMassD experience prepared him for a career in design.