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Bill Scott

Bill Scott
Sr. Director of UI Engineering, PayPal

Website | @billwscott

Bill Scott is the Sr. Director of UI Engineering at PayPal. In a past life he co-created one of the first successful Macintosh games (GATO, 1985), built & designed wargaming interfaces for NATO, led user experience teams (Sabre, Meebo), co-wrote one of the first Ajax/JavaScript frameworks (OpenRico), managed user interface engineering organizations (Netflix, PayPal) and published a design pattern library (Yahoo!).

Bill is also a frequent speaker at conferences & workshops worldwide as well as the co-author of the O’Reilly book Designing Web Interfaces. Follow Bill’s tweets @billwscott and his ramblings on


Grand Ballroom B
Bill Scott (PayPal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.54, 28 ratings)
How do you take a large titan like PayPal and move it from a culture of a long shelf life to a culture of rapid experimentation? You set the UI free by adding liberal doses of NodeJS, JavaScript templating & libraries, JSON, Github and Lean Startup/UX. Bill will explain the transformation that is in process to revolutionize the technical and experience stack at PayPal. Read more.
East Lounge (Table C)
Bill Scott (PayPal)
If you want to discuss more about us releasing nodejs at PayPal, drop by. The topics will include: Bringing Lean UX into the enterprise. Bringing nodeJS into the enterprise. Bringing JS templating into the enterprise. Read more.


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