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Alexander Baumgardt

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts and Public Speaker, Independent.

Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts and Public Speaker, Independent.

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Involved In

Founder

De:Bug Magazine

Advisor

d.light
Transformair
Highway1

Positions

Mentor Highway1 2016 - present
Partner Futuredraft 2016 - present
Associate Partner Futuredraft 2016 - present
Adjunct Professor California College of the Arts 2013 - present
Public Speaker Independent 2006 - present
Vice President of Global Design d.light April 2014 - July 2015
Experience Designer & Strategist Independent 2001 - 2015
User Experience Architect (Contract) GE Digital May 2013 - August 2013
Executive Director Interactive Branding MetaDesign 2007 - 2009
Design Strategist Method 1999 - 2001
Design Director Digital Strategy MetaDesign 1997 - 1999
Founder De:Bug Magazine 1997 - 1999

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education

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Hans Krueger
Founding Partner & CEO, Futuredraft. Previously co-founder MetaDesign.
he is a visionary designer and strategist who knowns how to get things done. His credentials are universally recognized in the design commun ... ity.
Dan Miller
Founder and Sr. Analyst, Opus Research. Previously Sr. Analyst, Zelos.
I've been on an email thread with Alexander for probably a decade. It is a group that has attended one or more Retreats conducted by Jerry M ... ichalski. Alexander is a true and generous contributor to thoughtful interactions there and a proven, well-respected expert in design.
Teddy Zmrhal
We worked together  •  Managing Director, Strategic Innovation, Ignite West, Salesforce and Member Board of Directors, Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Stanford grad.
Experience And temperament
Peter Riering-Czekalla
We worked together  •  Co-Founder | Chief Design Officer, NudeAudio - Premium Audio Experiences. Previously Chief Design Officer, GEAR4.
Holger Volland
We worked together  •  Vice President Business Development, Frankfurt Book FairWorked , Author.
he is a very experienced and fast advisor. his home is code.

Holger Volland
We worked together  •  Vice President Business Development, Frankfurt Book FairWorked , Author.
Holger has a deep understanding of the business (having been an exec) & customer side (having a strong brand & marketing comm background). H ... is initiaves also show great intuition where industry, market & customer behaviour trends are headed.

Ian Swinson
They're my friends  •  Global Head of UX, Anaplan. Previously VP of Design, Speakeasy Tech, Inc.. McGill grad.
Ian is not only an accomplished & inspiring Designer and Design leader in the Enterprise UX space, he is also an expert in building world-cl ... ass cross-functional Brand & UX design teams at scale - no matter if the company is a start-up or Fortune 500 corporation. I have experienced Ian as a friend and in his professional capacity, and would vouch for him any day - he brings tremendous value to any founding or growing team.