2018 Keynote Speakers

VERONICA ERB | NPR

As a researcher and information architect at NPR, Veronica takes a long view on information structures, helps people communicate better, and gathers real stories from real humans to guide the products NPR builds. She is a recipient of the One NPR Award for her role as a “connector of people” and her work “spearheading and nurturing” communities of remote workers and of digital women at NPR.

Previously, Veronica co-organized the 2015 IA Summit; served as a user experience consultant for Cisco, Marriott, and Yahoo; facilitated UX research in Rwandan teacher training schools; and studied 17th-century Dutch maps at Chicago’s Newberry Library.

Veronica lives in St. Louis, where she delights in gardening with her husband and their dog.

Read more about Veronica veronicaerb.com

Follow Veronica @verbistheword


DEBANISH PAUL | Facebook

Debanish is currently a Product Designer at Facebook.

Follow Debanish @tweetsofdeb