Steve Tatham began his theme park design career at Walt Disney Imagineering as a set designer in 1987. He held positions at Disney as a copywriter, show writer, show designer, senior creative manager and principal at Disney Imagineering R&D. From 2006-2012, he managed the creative efforts of the Connected Experiences team for the which was tasked with connecting digital and physical environments.
Now, after 27 years at Disney, he is moving on to a new role as the General Manager of the Creative Group for Universal Studios Japan starting July 1, 2015. He is also the author of two books, has hosted radio shows in Los Angeles and performed stand up comedy across the country. In 2008 he was named one of the People of Los Angeles by LA Weekly for his work hosting a satirical news video blog, “The Ointment.” He has a bachelors in Film Design from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Architecture from UCLA.
Simon Fung, Senior Product Designer at Google
Simon is a Senior Product Designer on Google Maps, where’s he’s a lead for the local search experience across Maps & Search, helping people interact with the real world (think food delivery, place finding, hotel booking). Previously, he was the lead designer behind Time Magazine’s digital responsive redesign. His work has been recognized with a Webby, ASME award, Digital Ellie, and others.
Moderated by Alexa Roman, Senior Product Designer at Carbon Five
11a-11:10a The Power of Process with Yasmine Molavi
Yasmine Molavi, Senior Product Designer at Carbon Five explains her process when she kicks off a project. Hear her checklist for success complete with beautiful, original illustrations.
Yasmine gave this talk at Evenings at the Loft last Fall.
2p-3p Product Innovation Workshop with David, Yasmine and Alexa
Join David Hendee, Director of Design at Carbon Five along with Yasmine and Alexa for a workshop on getting your product off the ground. Learn how to put your great startup idea to the test with empathy, ideation and rapid prototyping. Hold onto your entrepreneur hats, folks, it’s time to join the ranks of innovation leaders like Elon Musk, Ayah Bdeir and Steve Jobs.
Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Designers, Engineers, Product people
We’d love to see you at Silicon Beach Fest and especially at a Design Track event. Send us a tweet @CarbonFive if you make it and watch the hashtag #SBFDesign for updates.
For more information about the Design Track:
Go to the Design Guide