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Leo Frishberg

Advisor Portland, Oregon Area, US

Principal, Phase II

Principal, Phase II

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CHIFOO

Positions

Owner Phase II June 1986 - present
Product Design Manager Intel Corporation January 2012 - July 2015
Stringer UXmatters 2006 - July 2015
Board Member CHIFOO January 2004 - July 2015
Principal Architect, User Experience Tektronix June 2004 - January 2012
VP Operations Cliffside Software, Inc. 1995 - 2010
Principal Information Architect Whitehorse September 2002 - June 2004
Principal Architect, User Experience VideoTelecom 2001 - 2002

Education

Southern California Institute of Architecture Professional Architecture Degree
University of California, Santa Cruz Environmental Planning

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Robotics
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Media
  • • Education
  • • Healthcare

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Larry Standage
We worked together  •  Principal Applications Engineer, Microchip Technology. Previously Staff Software Engineer, Lockheed Martin.
He has great ideas, and pushes to see them realized.
Brad Smith
They're my friends  •  Board Member and Programming Chair, AIGA Portland and Executive Director, WebVisions. Oregon State grad.
Leo is a prominent member of the Portland tech community and has helped guide associations such as CHIFOO (http://www.chifoo.org) to become ... important catalysts for design, entrepreneurism and education.
Elena Moon
They're my professor  •  User Experience Director and Owner of Osage Orange a User Experience and Interaction Design Studio
Brilliant with an amazing depth of experience.
Dwayne King
We worked together  •  Board Member, Democracy Lab and President / Design Strategist, Pinpoint. Oregon State grad.
Leo is an insanely intelligent strategist that understand human motivation. I wouldn't be the first to describe him as a man of conviction, ... driven to pursue his vision. He feels is right, doesn't suffer fools and wants ideal outcomes...in short, the worlds worst political, but the makings of a great entrepruner.
Stevan Wittenbrock
They're my friends  •  President/CEO, SoMA, Inc.. University of Washington grad.
Business driven. Strategic. Creative, detailed, passionate problem solver. Questioning, deconstructing and re-imagining not just what's poss ... ible, but what's necessary. Again and again.
John Gentle
We worked together  •  Founder - CXO - Creative Director, roboboogie. Previously Founder and CEO, SOULED.
He has a creative and analytical mind that is remarkable. He is a true scientist and entrepreneur. A thought leader through and through...
Dwayne King
Board Member, Democracy Lab and President / Design Strategist, Pinpoint. Oregon State grad.
Years of experience. Thought leader. Creator of Presumptive Design.
Yaniv Levi
They're my friends  •  Entrepreneur, CEO/CTO - All things Digital
We were contemplating on the reasons to conduct a focus group to understand the receptivity of U.S. Millennials to our brand identity. Leo g ... ave his insight on that matter and suggested we have a quick chat. During a 45 min call, he was able to give me a clear perspective of the values I can expect from running a focus group and the topics I should be concerned about most - the Purposive sampling importance and how important it is for the moderator to be able to get everyone's equal voice. Thank you so much Leo for volunteering to provide your advise.

Jackie Scherer
They're my mentor  •  Lead Interaction Designer, Sight Machine. Previously Senior Interaction Designer, Eventbrite.
Jackie is a go-getter. She is a self-starter who, once she sinks her teeth into something, doesn't relent. She has a good business backgroun ... d, a strong UX background, and a strategic head.

Elizabeth Bacon
President & Founder, Find Wellness (formerly DHealth). Strategic interaction/UX designer. Stanford grad. Overachiever (duh).
She's a go-getter with a keen eye for business

Larry Standage
Principal Applications Engineer, Microchip Technology. Previously Staff Software Engineer, Lockheed Martin.
Larry was instrumental in moving Cliffside Software's product offering forward due to his deep technical knowledge and doggedness in getting ... the details right.

Elena Moon
We worked together  •  User Experience Director and Owner of Osage Orange a User Experience and Interaction Design Studio
Yes. Elena is both sensitive and insightful. With her years of experience she can provide startups with excellent advice.

Dennis Wixon, Ph D.
Associate Professor, University of Southern California and Research Manager Microsoft Surface, Microsoft.
Dennis' extensive background in user research and experience design makes him a natural for advising others seeking counsel in these areas