Intersection Conference

UX & Development

- Milan -

October 1-2 2019

Intersection conference

The coolest DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE by ibuildings IS BACK! In 2019 edition we will keep on learning about the best processes, methodologies, and technologies that will push our industry forward in the next years!



Key Dates

5 April

Call for proposals ends

15 June

Schedule published online

30 June

Early birds end

1 October

Intersection Workshop

2 october

Intersection Conference

By becoming a sponsor, your company will position itself at the forefront of this new digital wave.

Tom Greever
Tom Greever - author of Articulating Design decisions

Tom is a UX and Design Consultant helping companies and organisations design better websites and apps for more than 15 years. He is also the author of the most excellent 'Articulating design decisions' edited by O'Reilly.

Val Head
Val Head - Senior Design Advocate at Adobe

Val Head is a Senior Design Advocate at Adobe, author, and web animation expert. She is the author of Designing Interface Animation on Rosenfeld Media, teaches CSS Animation on, and curates the weekly UI Animation Newsletter. 

Jeff Gothelf
Jeff Gothelf - Organizational designer at Neo

Jeff is a organizational designer & agile practitioner at Neo. He is a leading voice on the topics of Agile UX & Lean UX and a highly sought-after international speaker. He is the co-author of ”Lean UX: Applying lean principles to improve user experience” and of the upcoming Harvard Business book Sense and Respond. 

Basak Haznedaroglu
Basak Haznedaroglu - Design Consultant and Coach

Basak is a multi-disciplinary thinker, consultant, educator, and coach. After spending years as a design executive, leading design and research teams and developing strategies at visionary companies like InVision, Microsoft, and Foursquare, she strives to help companies and people transform and become more innovative, creative, and intentional. 

Florian Rival
Florian Rival - Software Engineer at Google

Florian is a software engineer working at Google. He was an early adopter of React Native and open-sourced a few modules for it. He is the author of GDevelop, an open-source game making software based on React, WebAssembly and JavaScript. 

Eriol Fox
Eriol Fox - Product & UX designer at Ushahidi

Eriol is a product & UX designer who has worked in-house roles for 9+ years. Now working at Ushahidi, a humanitarian, non-profit technology leader, developing open-source, digital tools to help people with better democratic process, human rights issues and in the event of natural and human-made disasters. 

Andreas Markdalen
Andreas Markdalen - Design Director at frogdesign

Andreas is Executive Director of Design @frogdesign, after having spent the past three years in Austin (TX), he is part of regional leadership in EMEA at frog and lead for creative disciplines globally, where he divides his time between evolving key client relationships, regional design teams and discipline craft, while continuously pondering about the future of design.

Elizabeth Oliveira
Elizabeth Oliveira - Senior UX Designer and Developer at Elastic

Elizabet is working as Senior UX Designer for Elastic. She likes to code and her mission is to bridge the gap between front-end and design. As a ReactJS enthusiast, she built and maintains the React-Kawaii library. A library that won the award for Fun Side Project of the Year during the React Amsterdam Conference!

Luca Mascaro
Luca Mascaro - CEO and Head of Design at Sketchin

He is a designer and serial entrepreneur. With 20+ years of practice he has been inspired by sci-fi, architecture, Japanese culture and by the interest for the human experiences. In 2006 he founded Sketchin to meet a challenge: mould a world where people can live experiences over their expectations.

Matteo Petrani
Matteo Petrani - CTO at Sketchin

Designer, Engineer, Entrepreneur. Basically, a problem solver. He loves method, chaos, creativity and order, being busy thinking about happy users and happy business, empathy, workshops, sharpies and post-its, teaching. 

Federica Pecoraro
Federica Pecoraro - Head of UX at Fightbean

She's a strong advocate of User's needs and fights for a simple and frustration-free digital universe. Head of UX and Founding Partner at Fightbean, experience design studio using Design Sprints to guide companies in the creation of innovative digital products. 

Alfredo Morresi
Alfredo Morresi - Senior Community Manager, Developer Relations at Google

79ers, Italian, with a passion for creating environments in which great ideas can happen and people feel empowered, thanks to community dynamics and technological innovation.  

Ilaria Mauric
Ilaria Mauric - Head of Design at Tangible

Partner and Head of Design at Tangible, she works together with development and strategic teams to evolve digital products or services, in a sustainable and measurable way. 

Giovanni Puliti
Giovanni Puliti - IT Consultant and founder of MokaByte

Giovanni has been working as an IT consultant for over 20 years. Together with other colleagues, in 1996 he founded MokaByte, the first Italian web magazine dedicated to Java. Since then, he has published many articles on web technologies, project management, and Agile.

Rachel Ilan Simpson
Rachel Ilan Simpson - Senior Designer at Google

Rachel is a Senior Designer with over 7 years in the field, working with award-winning Design Agencies, ground-breaking Startups, and for the last 4 years with the Google Chrome UX team. For the last 5 years, she’s worked with the local IxDA chapter to bring great speakers to Munich each month.

Maria Shoaib
Maria Shoaib - Software Engineer at Ericsson

Maria Shoaib is a Pakistani woman in Technology, working as a Software Engineer at Ericsson, Sweden whose previous roles were Engineer and Product Manager. 

Vlad Cavalcanti
Vlad Cavalcanti - Channel Manager at Atlassian

Vlad Cavalcanti joined Atlassian in 2012 as a Channel Manager for the Southern EMEA region. He currently manages over 30 partners across 15 countries. Vlad has been working in the software sector for over 20 years now.

Mauricio Palma
Mauricio Palma - UI Developer at SinnerSchrader

A self-educated UI Developer working at SinnerSchrader. As part of the product engineering team, he works as a proxy between the design and engineering teams. You’ll find him in that sweet spot where art meets science. Using technology to craft user-centric experiences.  

Sam Bellen
Sam Bellen - Developer Evangelist at Auth0

He is a Google Developer Expert who works as Developer Evangelist at Auth0. At Auth0 they're trying to make authentication and identification as easy as possible, while still keeping it secure. 

Andrea Romoli
Andrea Romoli - Digital Connector

Andrea helps start-ups and digital companies in developing a network of contacts. In fact, it has created a strong community and professional network, online and offline.

Fabrizio Faraco
Fabrizio Faraco - Project Manager and Communicator

Facilitator Certified in Design Sprint, as well as in LEGO © Serious Play® method and materials and in Design Thinking; Fabrizio is also a Coach, Project Manager, Trainer and Communicator.

Pieter Omvlee
Pieter Omvlee - CEO at Sketch

Pieter Omvlee is the founder and creator of Sketch.

He lives in the Hague, NL and, when he’s not working on Sketch, he plays reasonably good piano and bakes excellent pizza. 

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