Board Member, Founder
UX Speakeasy since 2011
Ben is the Managing Partner of Konrad+King. He has over 20 years experience creating products by matching a deep understanding of digital systems with a keen insight in to human behavior. Prior to K+K, he spent nearly a decade at Qualcomm Research designing futuristic products for emerging markets, on-body systems, and human-robot interaction to name a few. He also served time at Kyocera Wireless, HP, and a number of startups across multiple environments.
Ben founded UX Speakeasy in 2011 to help foster a better connected and educated experience design community in San Diego. He also just liked lifting a pint. He served as the President from 2011-2014, chaired the committee for the UX Speakeasy Conference, served as a sponsor lead for Sketchcamp SD, and co-lead the Mob’D Up Conference. He also likes piña coladas and getting caught in the rain.