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Christina Wodtke

December 11, 2015 by UX-RADIO

Turning Vision Into Reality

Christina Wodtke’s mission is to give companies and individuals tools to make their visions into realities. To achieve that goal, she is currently coaching, advising, teaching and consulting. As well, she is working on her new book, The Executioner’s Tale (working title) about using OKRS (objectives and Key results), predictive roadmaps, and a cadence of celebrations to build high performance teams. Learn more http://alert.theexecutionerstale.com/

Most recently she led the creation of a social network/gaming platform as a General Manager at Zynga, Before that she was General Manager of Social at Myspace, Principal Product Manager at Linkedin and Sr Director of Design at Yahoo back when yahoo was pretty neat.

As well, she likes founding things: she founded a startup where she developed the collaborative blogging tool PublicSquare, Boxes and Arrows, an online magazine of design, and co-founded the Information Architecture Institute. She may found again.

Along the way she wrote the bestselling Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web, and has spoken on the topic of the human experience in information spaces at conferences worldwide. She writes still at eleganthack.com.

Specialties:making dreams happen, innovation in product design, team building, how to manage high-executing multi-disciplinary teams, crafting product vision, brand and design, negotiation, search, navigation, lifestreams, baconWhat is proper contextual research? Kendra understands how to ask the right questions, has a keen eye for observation, and a love for life that translates into design. In this podcast we chat about how she finds joy in learning, listening and investigating.

PODCAST COMING SOON!