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Gary Buck

Advisor Grand Junction, Colorado Area, US

UX / CX / IA strategist, designer + leader. Collaborate directly with great clients, as well as remote teams and via excellent agencies.

UX / CX / IA strategist, designer + leader. Collaborate directly with great clients, as well as remote teams and via excellent agencies.

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Positions

Customer Experience (CX) / User Experience (UX) Strategist & Designer Spelunk, Inc. August 2000 - present
Council Member GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) February 2015 - present
Consultant ProKo Consulting LLC March 2015 - present
Manager, Customer Experience Strategy & Design Deloitte Digital August 2013 - August 2014
User Experience Director / Designer Booyah September 2012 - March 2013
Senior User Experience Manager, Cloud Platforms Autodesk July 2011 - June 2012
VP, Creative Services / Senior Creative Director Agency.com October 1998 - July 2000
Art Director / Designer / Producer Various Agencies January 1990 - September 1998
Applications Engineer / Software Instructor Valid Logic Systems July 1988 - December 1989
Digital Design Engineer HRB Singer June 1985 - June 1988

Education

The Interaction Design Foundation Interaction Design 2014 - 2014
West Virginia University Electrical Engineering 1982 - 1985
Basadur Applied Creativity Simplex Creative Problem Solving 2009 - 2009
Fireball Cultural Research Project Independent Study 1996 - 1996
San Jose State University Graphic Design 1990 - 1991
Penn State University Biomedical Engineering 1986 - 1987
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Engineering 1981 - 1982

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Programming
  • • Business Development
  • • Product Development
  • • Technology Architecture
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Edutainment
  • • Restaurants and Retail
  • • Beverages
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

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Scott Gustlin
We worked together  •  Advisory Board Member, Odysys Inc. and VP of Operations, Rezora. University of California, Irvine grad.
Gary has a wide range of business, marketing and design expertise within a significant range of business types, sizes and stages. He is also ... a great synthesizer of information and able to provide useful insights based on his analysis and experience.
Paul Reinarz
We worked together  •  CEO & Co-Founder, Rezora. Previously Head Soccer Coach, Trebol Soccer Club. University of Utah grad.
Gary has been a friend and colleague for almost 15 years. During that time I have relied on Gary to act as a trusted advisor on not only UI/ ... UX concerns, but on general business concerns as well. Gary is able to see through the fluff and get right to the point and doesn't hold back in his assessment or opinion. Gary has been nothing but helpful in helping me help move my companies forward.
Jessica Pletka
We worked together  •  CEO, MDTrax. Previously CFO, HSM Packaging Corporation.
Professional, experienced, hardworking and cost conscious.
Jeff Becker
We worked together  •  Director of Marketing, uCool. Previously Director of International Marketing, Baidu, Inc..
Pick 3 above? Seems a paltry sum. Gary has a broad and deep understanding of all things related to the user experience and excels at deliver ... ing quality insightful and actionable work.
Michael Cappucci
CEO and Founding Partner, Baked & Branded and Business Development Manager, tripchi.
Gary's ability to recognize issues by asking the right questions is a crucial asset, especially during the early stages of building a compan ... y. His experience with larger companies allows him to not only recognize current obstacles, but those that could arise in the future.
David Arsenault
We worked together  •  VP Engineering, Blackboard. Previously Engineering Director, Autodesk 360 Applications, Autodesk.
Gary has one of the keenest minds that I've worked with. He'll help you zero in on a compelling business and design strategy.
Robbie Scholl
We worked together  •  Principle, Keeplan. Previously General Manager, St. Albans Development Company.
Gary is very good at organizing our goals and strategies into a meaningful marketing campaign that includes web design, sales strategies, ma ... rketing strategies, etc. Gary is also very good at graphic design using colors and fonts that fit with current trends.
Gary Schare
They're my friends  •  President, Browsium, Inc.. Previously VP of Product Marketing, MOD Systems.
Gary Buck is one of the smartest and most creative individuals I know. We have been friends for almost 30 years and have worked together on ... design and strategy projects numerous times during those years. I am continually impressed with his creativity, insights, and ability to get work done that makes his clients happy.
Kady Srinivasan
We worked together  •  Sr Director Player Engagement, Electronic Arts (EA). Previously Vice President, User Acquisition and Marketing, Betable.
Holistic thinking on design, usability, strategy and consumer insight
Graham Immerman
We worked together  •  Chief Marketing Officer, Olive Natural Beauty and Freelance Marketing Consultant, Freelance.
Gary's tremendous experience in various fields of early tech development paired with his generally nurturing attitude would allow him to be ... the perfect candidate to advise/work with start up entrepreneurs. I recommend him with the highest regards.
David Karn
Web Designer/Developer, webdever.

Gary Schare
We worked together  •  President, Browsium, Inc.. Previously VP of Product Marketing, MOD Systems.
Gary is an extremely intelligent problem-solver, not only in Marketing but as an overall Entrepreneur. His wealth of diverse experience from ... startups to large corporations provides him with a wealth of wisdom and expertise, and he's an wonderfully nice, fun person with whom to work.

Kady Srinivasan
We worked together  •  Sr Director Player Engagement, Electronic Arts (EA). Previously Vice President, User Acquisition and Marketing, Betable.
Kady is an extremely knowledgeable and innovative leader, analyst, and researcher, who is also a joy to work with because of her fun, warm a ... nd positive outlook. Recommend highly!