Patrick lives in San Francisco and is Director of User Experience at Jobvite, a social recruiting platform with hundreds of customers, including Twitter, Groupon, Living Social, and LinkedIn. Formerly as Practice Manager, User Experience, he built a team of 25 UX professionals for speakTECH. His previous experience also includes running an agency under the Usability Counts banner. Patrick has led both User Experience and Engineering teams and has self-published several mobile applications. He has spoken about the integration of agile into User Experience teams, mentored interaction design students, and presented at various events about everything from building a UX career to Scrum and the user experience process. He was also the founding Vice President of the Los Angeles UPA Chapter. Working in social media and user experience for the Web for more than 17 years, Patrick has worked for companies such as Microsoft, MySpace, Move.com, Orbitz, Comcast, and Disney. Patrick is the owner of the UX Drinking Game and runs the blog Usability Counts.
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