Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Micah Alpern

Micah Alpern
Director, Product Design, Medallia


Micah Alpern is director of product design at Medallia, where he leads mobile and insights. Micah believes great products start with a thesis, touch people emotionally, and are validated with data. He has built and managed teams at LinkedIn, where he built the Mobile UX team, growing mobile adoption from 3% to 43%, and was the group design manager for the Core Products team (Profile, Search, and Growth); eBay, where he was lead designer; and Yahoo, where he was design director for Yahoo Search. He was also founding director of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA). Micah is an alum of the Human Computer Interaction program at Carnegie Mellon.


3:35pm–4:15pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Technology, tools, and process
Location: California East
Level: Intermediate
Kaaren Hanson (Medallia), Micah Alpern (Medallia), Sara Khoury (Google), Amanda Linden (Facebook), Catherine Courage (Google)
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Startup design is radically different from design at established companies. Join in to hear how design leaders Catherine Courage (Google), Kaaren Hanson (Medallia), Sara Khoury (bebop), and Amanda Linden (Asana) moved from leadership positions at large corporations to roles at scrappy startups. If you’re thinking about joining a startup, this is the panel to attend. Read more.