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iHub UXlab By Mark Kamau / April 12, 2013

User-Centered Innovation: Talk by Michele Visciola of Experientia | Friday 19th April, 2013 | 5:30 – 7 pm | iHub

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On Friday 19th April, Michele Visciola will be speaking at the iHub about user-centered innovation: fostering culture evolution and behavioral change through design.

Michele Visciola is President and one of the founding partners of Experientia. Michele is an international expert on usability engineering, human computer interaction and user-centred innovation. He has specific interests in new interfaces, notification systems, scenario design and the usability-aesthetics relationship. Michele has participated in many national and international information system design projects, covering a wide range of expertise (from aeronautics to naval systems, and from internet to mobility systems). His long professional experience includes consultancy for companies such as Nokia Denmark, Research in Motion, Samsung, and Condé Nast.

As a university professor, he taught digital culture for designers at the Industrial Design Department of the Milan Polytechnic and “Evolution of people-centred design methods” at the Bicocca University of Milan. He has written and co-authored books and several papers, and he edited the scenario analysis section of the Book of Vision of the Wireless World Research Forum. Visciola graduated in Cognitive Science and Human–Computer Interaction and Ergonomics from Rome University, Italy. He has finalized his specialization in Ergonomics of Man-Machine Systems at CNR, Italy’s National Research Centre, and  in Business Administration at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Boston, MA, USA.

Join us this Friday to hear more from Michele. For any questions, email Mark Kamau: mark@ihub.co.ke.

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Author : Mark Kamau

Mark Kamau is passionate about User Centered Design and the potential smartly designed technologies have to solve African challenges. He has over 10yrs experience in the multimedia space with regional and international experience. He is passionate about Africa, design thinking and technology in a global and localized, African context. He is the User Experience Lead at the iHub UX lab working with start ups, corporates and academics in the ensuring products built in Africa are user centric. He spends the rest of the time growing a user experience culture in Africa.


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