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DESIGN DISRUPTORS Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Join us for a rare screening of the InVision-produced documentary DESIGN DISRUPTORS. The film reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of 15+ industry-shaking companies, and how they're using the power of design to disrupt billion-dollar industries.

The 30-minute executive cut of the film will be followed by a live panel discussion of local design leaders on how to be disruptive even in the most unlikely organizations. We'll learn how you can define and apply disruption in various ways. Come mingle, drink, eat, and learn with us.

5:30 - 6 Mingling
6 - 6:30 Screening
6:30 - 7:15 Panel
7:15 - 7:30 Q&A and wrap up

Our Experts on Disruption

David Beach
eBay | Director of Product, eBay Spatial Computing
David manages end-to-end XR products including handset AR and headset MR and VR experiences at eBay as Director of Spatial Computing. Former co-founder of, head of product for eBay Mobile, and product manager at Yahoo! Brickhouse. Cancer fighter and digital health Strategic Advisor to Stupid Cancer, Inc.

Kate Vandenberghe
Saint Friend | Cofounder and Creative Partner
Kate is an unstoppable force of curiosity, friendship, and post-its. She's an owner and Creative Director at Saint Friend, an extra collaborative, super friendly brand design studio here in Portland. Before that, she was the Art Director at Simple Finance and led the OpenTable rebrand.

Jeanne Bard
Walmart Labs | Senior Manager II, Design Research
Jeanne has 15 years experience in the industry as a designer, researcher, and leader. She’s worked both agency-side and client-side, and is an active member of the design community in Portland. She served as Leader of IxDA Portland for five years, and has delivered presentations at several local events: the Delight Conference, Portland AIGA Digital Dialogues, Ignite Portland, and CHI of Oregon Speaker Series.

Julie Mathers
Cvent | Senior Director, User Experience
Julie is the Senior Director of User Experience (UX) at Cvent driving UX vision and the evolution of Cvent's product design practices. Julie has worked most recently for SAP, elevating their cloud solutions, as well as Marriott International and Freddie Mac, and she believes that everyone contributes to a product’s user experience.

Mark Iris
Cvent | Principal Product Design Strategist
Mark is a Design Strategist at Cvent, using design thinking and business intelligence methodologies to discover and craft visions that guide the evolution of Cvent's suite of products. Before that, he held roles in QE, PgM, PM, and UX at eBay, and led an exploratory design team at WalmartLabs.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Cvent & InVision

Cvent, the leading provider of event and hospitality management software, in partnership with digital product design platform, InVision.