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MIAD alum Michael DelGaudio shares how designers shape our interactions with technology during MIAD Creativity Series, February 13

Michael DelGaudio

Michael DelGaudio, UX Design Lead, Google

MILWAUKEE (January 17, 2019) … Michael DelGaudio, User Experience Design Lead at Google and a MIAD graduate, presents “Design++: Living at the Intersection of People and Technology” as part of the MIAD Creativity Series, Wednesday, February 13, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, 273 E. Erie Street.

Through the MIAD Creativity Series, DelGaudio shares the critical role designers play in shaping how we experience new products, environments, brands and the world around us. The MIAD Creativity Series presentation is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served.

The MIAD Creativity Series is generously sponsored by the Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust. Additional support is provided by Angela Colbert, Russ Jankowski and Deborah Sova.

DelGaudio’s public presentation for the MIAD Creativity Series is part of a short residency at the college, during which he will engage with students in the classroom and introduce students to Google’s Design Sprint methodology for designing, prototyping and testing product ideas.

About Michael DelGaudio
DelGaudio is a 2001 MIAD graduate in Communication Design. He leads user experience teams for Android TV and Internet of Things at Google, developing strategy and design for Google’s new and emerging products.

Prior to Google, DelGaudio was Creative Director at Frog Design New York where he reinvented innovation services and worked on products, design systems and user interfaces for companies such as GE, Verizon, United Nations and Ernst & Young.

He holds multiple design patents and is a frequent speaker at design and technology conferences worldwide. He also has a graduate degree from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and currently serves on the Milwaukee School of Engineering industrial advisory committee.

About the MIAD Creativity Series
The MIAD Creativity Series brings distinctive and internationally renowned creatives to Milwaukee to enrich the experiences of MIAD students while engaging the community in new ways of thinking about, and appreciating, the arts and the world of design.

More information: miad.edu/creativityseries.

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