Videoconferences and recordings of past sessions are open to all members of our DesignOps Community. Not a member? Sign up here.In this conversation, Bob and community co-curator Alison Rand will discuss why it’s so hard to hire designers and the criticality of advocacy for the profession in order to attract emerging talent, the myth of the unicorn designer, and in light of all of this why companies are wrong to fight back against the idea of remote design teams.
Bob Baxley is a designer, advisor, mentor, and advocate that has built, managed, and led teams at some of Silicon Valley’s most notable companies. With a career spanning three decades, Bob’s work at Apple, Pinterest, Yahoo!, and elsewhere has touched hundreds of millions users around the world through search, social media, e-commerce, fintech, and productivity apps. Currently, Bob advocates for programs and organizations that are helping to recruit and inspire the next generation of designers.
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