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Augmented Reality, Gaming, & Cybersecurity UI/UX Design Lead Panel

Epic Events

Gaming, Edtech, & Cybersecurity UI/UX Design Lead Panel

Come join fellow UI/UX folks for our fun-packed event!

This event is sponsored by Epic. Epic is a mobile wallet and self-checkout app incorporating Computer Vision, Augmented Reality, and Blockchain related technologies. Sign Me Up as a Beta User! 


6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Opening remarks
7:10pm - 8:00pm: UI/UX Design Lead Fireside Chat and Panel

  • Minakshi Mukherjee - UX Design Manager, McAfee; former UX Architect at Walmart and Paypal

    Minakshi is a UX design leader with extensive experience in leading teams and launching award-winning designs for global audiences. Most recently she led design teams at McAfee focused on designing for security and privacy. Prior to that, she was a Principal Designer at Intel Security and part of design teams at PayPal, Walmart Global eCommerce, and design agencies like CommerceNet and Red Bricks Media. Minakshi is also a Design Faculty at UC Berkeley Extension, teaching the foundational course “Introduction to UX Design” and helped start their 2-year Professional Program in UX Design. Minakshi is a full-stack designer and evangelist with a background in HCI, Usability, Graphic Design, Product Management, and Computer Science.  

  • Carina Ngai - Product Design Lead, Growth & Discovery, Coursera; former Senior Design Lead at Skype; former UX Design Lead, Augmented Reality Platforms, Blippar; Google
    Carina thrives in chaos, especially when things are not well-defined. With ambiguity, comes possibilities, as well as responsibilities. She is on a quest to define “the future of X”: always iterating and designing the design research process. She is currently Product Design Lead at Coursera. Prior to Coursera, Carina was the Product/UX Design Lead at Blippar, an augmented reality platform that enables users to interact with physical objects in the digital world. Throughout her career, she has helped to launch many successful products from zero to MVP in various domains. Among them were Google, Netflix, Samsung, and Adobe. She is also active in the design community and often speaks about the practice of design research, interaction design, and inclusive design, in various design conferences such as IXD, World Information Architecture Day, UX Summit, and SXSW Interactive.

  • Elisa Heiken - Design Lead, PlayStation; former Director of UX at, Tophatter, and SAP

    Elisa is a third generation psychologist turned UX designer. She discovered her passion for technology while completing her dissertation on Facebook's effect on self-esteem of adolescent women. Currently, she is leading the design of social experiences at Sony PlayStation. Prior to that, she was head of UX at thredUP, and has also worked on design teams at Google, SAP, and Tophatter. 

8:00pm - 9:00pm: Networking


Venue: UC Berkeley Art & Design Extension - SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS
160 Spear St., Floor 6 (Room 608/609), San Francisco, CA 94105

Notice of Photo/Video Consent: Video footage (including 360 Video) and/or photos may be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by participating in this event, you agree to allow AR + CV and its partners to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats for promotional and archival purposes.





Free tickets do not guarantee a seat when there is overflow.

Type: Event

Vendor: Epic Events