The DesignOps Summit is for design leaders, managers, program managers, and practitioners who want to define, scale, and manage Design Operations.


November 7-9, 2018

New York, NY

Get a taste of the DesignOps Summit

The DesignOps Summit helps design leaders and design managers enable their teams to scale their work rapidly. If you're looking to define and create design operations and research operations, you should attend DesignOps 2018.



“...perfectly inclusive, collaborative… As a producer and horizontal thinker, I had no less than twenty takeaways to bring back to my team.”


—Josh Silverman, Design Producer at Twitter



“The quality of presentations definitely placed DesignOps in the top 5 of all the conferences I've ever attended.”


—Marcin Treder, CEO of UXpin

News

Oct 17, 2018 Now we really ARE selling out Now we really ARE selling out

Some weeks back, we were worried about selling out—but we figured out a clever way (we called them "New Yorker" tickets) to make more seats available. Now we're down to under forty tickets to go,…

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Oct 08, 2018 New workshop offering: Jason Mesut’s Profiling Designers for a Stronger Team New workshop offering: Jason Mesut’s Profiling Designers for a Stronger Team

Were you too late to sign up for one of the Friday, November 9 workshops? Don't fret: Jason Mesut—who is already queued up to speak on the main conference program—has kindly agreed to extend his…

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Sep 28, 2018 Announcing the 2018 DesignOps Summit scholarship winners! Announcing the 2018 DesignOps Summit scholarship winners!

We're very pleased to announce our five scholarship winners! There were over 30 applications, and most were quite strong, so our judges really had their work cut out for them. After much deliberation, they’ve awarded…

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Sep 13, 2018 Good news and more good news Good news and more good news

Good news: we've sold out of our regular tickets to the DesignOps Summit. (It's absolutely fantastic that so many people are interested in design and research operations!) And more good news: we've found a way…

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“Rosenfeld Media has brought us a perfect crystallization of the craft at a time when we most needed it.”


—Christian Rohrer, formerly VP of Design, Research and Enterprise Services Company Name at Capital One


Speakers

Sponsors

These great organizations are helping us bring the 2018 DesignOps Summit to New York City

Platinum

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Our users drive the world’s economy. We help them drive it. For our users, success is all about understanding the world and making every millisecond count. Through user experience research and design, we accelerate our clients’ access to data and insights every day. We continually enhance and evolve the company’s pioneering software platform – the Bloomberg Terminal – through experience innovation spanning desktop, mobile, hardware and software.

Bloomberg

Big Apple Host

Google

Google

Intuitive, beautiful, user-centered design is key to the success of Google’s products. Our passionate, interdisciplinary UX specialists and designers work across platforms to create powerful visuals that highlight each of our product’s unique personalities. The team’s work touches billions while exemplifying one of Google’s core principles: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.”

Google

Palladium

Capital One

Capital One

Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We promote environments where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork leads to superior results. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Capital One

Gold

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs provides financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. Its User Experience team is diverse, global, and cross-disciplinary, and takes deep dives into select problems, partnering with the business, clients, and technologists to make the tools it delivers powerful, competitive, and consumable.

Goldman Sachs
IBM

IBM

A focus on user outcomes. Restless reinvention. Diverse empowered teams. At IBM, we are building the largest design organization in the world with a mission to create a sustainable culture of design and design thinking empowered to solve our users’ problems at the speed and scale of the modern digital enterprise.

IBM
LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Whatever motivates and inspires you, we’re a community that helps you realize your definition of success. #InItTogether…

LinkedIn
Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning improves lives through learning. Our legacy of excellence in education informs our approach to using user-centered design, learning science, and impact research to develop world-class content and pioneering products that are empathetic, highly effective, and drive improved outcomes. To learn more, please visit http://www.macmillanlearning.com.

Macmillan Learning
Netflix

Netflix

Entertainment, like friendship, is a fundamental human need; it changes how we feel and gives us common ground. Netflix is better entertainment at lower cost and greater scale than the world has ever seen. We want to entertain everyone, and make the world smile.

Netflix
Verizon

Verizon

Verizon operates America’s most reliable wireless network, the nation’s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated solutions to businesses worldwide. The recent acquisition of New York-based design and strategy firm, Moment, has bolstered Verizon's in-house Customer Experience organization responsible for end-to-end experiences including in-store, online, mobile, and live customer service.

Verizon

Silver

Asana

Asana

At Asana, we're building a place where everything from the most immediate details to the big picture are organized. With Asana, each person knows what they should be doing and why. This clarity, transparency, and focus allows teams to collaborate with less friction and produce great results.

Asana
NomNom

NomNom

NomNom is a Research Ops platform used by top UX teams around the world. It helps you centralize, organize and collaborate on all your research data and insights easily. Scale your research activities and learn from customer faster with NomNom.

NomNom

Bronze

Facebook

Facebook

Design Program Managers (DPMs) at Facebook are passionate connectors and problem solvers; focused on the operational success of both the product teams and programs that support those teams.

Facebook
MailChimp

MailChimp

Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. We make innovative, beautiful products that empower those businesses to find more customers. The company started in 2001 as a side project. Today, Mailchimp serves millions of customers around the world, is still 100% founder-owned, and is highly profitable. We’re headquartered in Atlanta with additional offices in Brooklyn and Oakland.

MailChimp

Exhibitor

Abstract

Abstract

We believe that design shouldn't be hidden away in folders and proprietary file formats. The work should be accessible, the decisions captured, and the team able to work together confidently. Abstract’s design workflow management system provides a single place version, manage, and collaborate on your design work.

Abstract
Handrail

Handrail

Handrail is a collaborative research tool that helps your team plan, collect, analyze, and share user research, all in one place. Save time, involve everyone, and stay organized with Handrail.

Handrail
Invision

Invision

InVision is the Digital Product Design platform that makes the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. 3.5M+ people use InVision to create repeatable and streamlined design workflows; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their organizations—incl. more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500.

Invision
MURAL

MURAL

MURAL is a visual workspace to help you design together. Teams synthesize research, brainstorm ideas and share solutions through online collaborative whiteboards. The MURAL experience is both playful and productive, helping organizations scale their design practice.

MURAL
Optimal Workshop

Optimal Workshop

Optimal Workshop is a user research platform that makes life easier for anyone trying to design things better. Their tree testing, card sorting, first-click, survey and qualitative research tools enable organisations, big and small, to test, benchmark and make evidence-based design decisions.

Optimal Workshop
Realtime<br>Board

Realtime
Board

RealtimeBoard is the leading visual collaboration platform helping cross-functional teams of designers, product managers and engineers ideate, design think, and collaborate to build some of the world’s most prolific products. Loved by nearly 2 million users from companies like Netflix, Salesforce, Airbnb, and Deloitte.

Realtime
Board

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