Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Omkar Chandgadkar

Omkar Chandgadkar
Experience Designer, IBM Corporation


Omkar Chandgadkar is an experience designer at IBM with a background in computer engineering and information science who is on a mission to improve the user experience in developer’s tools. His work is inspired by the philosophy that designers are facilitators who enable their team to create better experiences by analyzing different perspectives.


2:05pm Thursday, 01/21/2016
Location: Fire House
Doug Powell (IBM), Mirozlav Asis (IBM), Omkar Chandgadkar (IBM Corporation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
Join IBM design principal Doug Powell and IBM UX designer Omkar Chandgadkar in this wide-ranging discussion of the challenges, complexities, and surprising rewards of designing at scale. Read more.
1:15pm Friday, 01/22/2016
Design and business
Location: Southside Theater
Julia Zorzanello Byron (IBM Corporation), Omkar Chandgadkar (IBM Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 10 ratings)
Personas created for individual users fail to capture complex interactions between users of enterprise systems. Julia Zorzanello Byron and Omkar Chandgadkar show how they created team-based personas and aligned various silos of their product team by involving team members during synthesis. Attendees will learn how they can adopt this model to make better decisions with their product teams. Read more.