Kate Rutter is a designer and tech junkie, currently living in the Bay Area. Kate writes and speak about visual thinking, entrepreneurship, lean startup, design and user experience.
Kate's consulting business helps product teams use visual methods to communicate, collaborate and create amazing products. She co-hosts the NSFW podcast "What is Wrong with UX" and teaches at California College of the Arts. Previously, Kate was UX Track Lead at Tradecraft, an intense 12-week immersive learning program that preps smart people to succeed in traction roles at high-growth startups, where Kate designed UX curriculum. She also Co-Founded Luxr, a product company that helped entrepreneurs make things that people want, need and love to buy.
Prior to Luxr, Kate was a Sr. Practitioner and consulting lead at Adaptive Path, where she got to work with amazing clients and colleagues in the world of product design and user experience.
Here's few other places Kate has spent some time: The Crucible, Epicentric, Burning Man, Alumnae Resources and Wellesley College.
Kate believes that every problem can be made clearer by communicating in pictures, that sharpie pens smell like ideas, and that any group of collaborative and optimistic people have the power to change the world. So long as they have a pack of sticky notes - so she'll fit right in at UX London!
Read our interview with Kate.