Closing Keynote for the 5th Designing for Digital, Christopher LaRoche

We are excited to announce Christopher S. LaRoche will be closing our conference on Wednesday, March 6th. Add this session to your Sched

Christopher S. LaRoche works as a user experience consultant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His works focuses on researching and evaluating the accessibility & usability of Web sites and software. His interest also includes promoting inclusive design.  Christopher S. LaRoche works as a user experience consultant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His works focuses on researching and evaluating the accessibility & usability of Web sites and software. His interest also includes promoting inclusive design.

He has worked as a technical writer, information designer, user researcher, and consultant in his career. Chris has worked at Autodesk, Sun Microsystems, Genuity/BBN, Domain Pharma, Fidelity Investments, Paragon Imaging, HR Block, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Additionally, Chris is a Senior Lecturer at the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University, where he has taught for several decades. He teaches a wide range of graduate courses in user experience. He has taught at Harvard University, University of Wisconsin, Bentley University, and Emerson College. Chris also teaches undergraduate courses in modern Irish history.

Chris has been a long-term member of the User Experience Professionals’ Association (UXPA), including previously serving on Board of Directors of the Boston and International Chapter(s). He presents regularly at professional conferences.  Chris has an MA in Irish history from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and an MS in Human Factors from Bentley University.