Luke was co-founder and chief product officer (CPO) of Bagcheck, which was acquired by Twitter nine months after being launched publicly. Prior to this, Luke was an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) at Benchmark Capital and the chief design architect (VP) at Yahoo, where he worked on product alignment and forward-thinking integrated customer experiences on the web, mobile, TV, and beyond.
Luke is the author of three popular web design books (Mobile First, Web Form Design, and Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web Usability) in addition to many articles about digital product design and strategy. He is a consistently top-rated speaker at conferences and companies around the world, and a co-founder and former board member of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA).
Previously, Luke was the lead user interface designer of eBay Inc.’s platform team, where he led the strategic design of new consumer products (such as eBay Express and Kijiji) and internal tools and processes. He also founded LukeW Ideation & Design, a product strategy and design consultancy; taught graduate interface design courses at the University of Illinois; and worked as a senior interface designer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the birthplace of the first popular graphical web browser, NCSA Mosaic.
Luke’s complete resume and recommendations are available on LinkedIn.