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Steve Portigal

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Author and Expert, Rosenfeld Media and Principal, Portigal Consulting. University of Toronto grad.

Author and Expert, Rosenfeld Media and Principal, Portigal Consulting. University of Toronto grad.

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Author and Expert Rosenfeld Media January 2011 - present
Principal Portigal Consulting 2001 - present
Instructor California College of Art 2006 - 2007
Innovation consultant GVO 1995 - 2001

Education

University of Guelph Computing and Information Science
University of Toronto Computer Science

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Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home

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Daniel Jaeger
Owner & Principal UX Designer, CitizenBrain.
Christian Crumlish
Head of product, 7 Cups. Also, advisor, Mainstreets; fellow, Rosenfeld Media. Princeton grad.
Interviewing users is hard, as anyone who's tried it knows, but Steve literally wrote the book on how to do it right! Steve is the first per ... son I think of when I start wondering what my customers want.
Crystal Ehrlich cbehrlich1@yahoo.com
They're my friends  •  UX Design Consultant, Design by Crystal and User Experience Community Leader, The Los Angles User Experience Meetup.
Steve is one of the world's renouned experts and thought leaders when it comes to user-driven research related to designing services and pro ... ducts. With his help, companies can pivot faster and make data-driven decisions. He is an author and a speaker on the topic of research. If you want to reduce the risk of wasting precious time and money headed blindly in the wrong direction on your hypothesis, you should reach out to him. The earlier, the better.
Daniel Stillman
They're my mentor  •  Co-Founder, Facilitator, The Design Gym and Maker, GothamSmith.
Steve is a deeply patient and intelligent person, with broad experience across a number of industries. He easily harnesses his expertise to ... provide clear guidance and feedback.
Larry Cornett
They're my friends  •  CEO & Co-Founder, VK and Member of the Board, Maccabim.com Ltd.. Rice grad. University of Nebraska-Lincoln grad.
Steve is one of the leading experts in UX Research and the go-to consultant and speaker on ethnographic research. I've known Steve for many ... years and have always valued his perspective and advice on all topics related to user experience and consumer behavior.
Michael Darius
Founder / Reflectioneer @rethinkCAFE, Design Partner @darius design — I humanize and design meaningful branded product & service experiences

Christian Crumlish
Head of product, 7 Cups. Also, advisor, Mainstreets; fellow, Rosenfeld Media. Princeton grad.
Christian has a vast array of passions, experiences, and skills. He's curious, amazing and humble.