Shane Morris (Automatic Studio, Melbourne)
With Windows Phone, then Xbox and soon Windows 8, Microsoft is “all in” with its new design language: “Metro”. However, despite general excitement within the Microsoft ecosystem, it’s not exactly clear what Metro is. There are no real standards available, yet we see ongoing ‘Metro-fication’, for better and worse, of various Microsoft and non-Microsoft properties. More...
Shane has worked with companies like Microsoft, Lonely Planet, M&C Saatchi, Cochlear, Qantas and Tennis Australia - helping creative and technical professionals collaborate to create services that empower, inspire and reward. His passion is transforming the complex and constrained into the simple and powerful. Not just because it's valuable endeavour, but because it's hard - and therefore immensely rewarding.
Shane’s recent speaking engagements include TechEd Australia and New Zealand, TechDays South Africa, Remix Australia and UX Australia. He has spoken twice before at WebDu, plus a keynote guest appearance.
Shane's experience includes:
- Director of Automatic Studio (Formerly Echo Interaction Design).
- One of Microsoft's first User Experience Evangelists world-wide.
- General Manager and Principal Consultant at The Hiser Group.
- Awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional status 2010-12.