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Upcoming Events

San Diego Startup Week
May 29 – June 1

2019 Events

IGNITE | SCALE | SAN DIEGO Smart Cities Development Challenge
April 13-14, 2019

Pepper Canyon Mobility Hub Designathon
April 6-7, 2019

Live Webinar:
Top Customer Journey Mapping Metrics that Matter in 2019
January 31, 2019
Thursday, 2-3 PM ET

2018 Events

ProductCamp San Diego
October 20

UCSD User Experience Metrics Course
October 3 – December 5, Wednesdays 6-9 pm

Wine & Cheese at the Gallery
National Geographic Fine Art Galleries, La Jolla, CA
October 9

A Journey with Customer Journey Maps
AMA OC Marketing Tech Summit
UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, September 15

UX and Agile
Idaho Technology Council
August 29

Cross-Cultural Experience Design
United States University MBA Program
August 18

UX Boot Camp for Agile Development San Diego
Hosted by ServiceNow | Sponsored by UserZoom
August 10

What is Customer Experience, User Experience, Customer Service, Benefits and Measures
CA University Hosted by The Pocket CMO
San Diego, July 25

Innovation and Design Thinking
San Diego Startup Week, June 26

Design Thinking, Process, Roles, Trends and Skills
Rady School of Management Innovation Group, UCSD, May 15

The Art of Product Development Guest Speaker
UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, May 8

Optimize Your Strategy: Design Thinking and ROI Metrics
UserZoom webinar, May 1

Products, Customers and the User Experience
Rady School of Management Digital Product Management, UCSD, April 23

User Experience Metrics
UC San Diego, April 11 – June 15

Experience Design for Product Managers
San Diego Product Managers, February 26

UX Boot Camp for Agile Development
Pasadena, CA, February 23

User Experience Metrics
UC San Diego, January 10 – March 7

Customer Engagement and Machine Learning
Rady School of Management, UCSD, January 18

2017 Events

UX Metrics Workshop: How to Use UX Metrics to Produce Reliable and Actionable Business Results
UCSD, November 3

D4SD Civic Design Challenge Juror
San Diego Design Forward 2017
October 26, 2017

Human-Centered Design in Lean and Agile Software Development
San Diego Design Forward 2017
October 27, 2017

Closing Keynote: Agile UX in the Enterprise
Crafting Experiences for the Enterprise
San Jose, CA, September 14

UX Entrepreneurs inside the Enterprise
San Jose, CA, September 15

The Customer Experience Revolution Lecture
CS Fullerton, August 26

Product Managers & Product Designers Panel
San Diego Product Tank, August 7, 2017

Data Visualizations Guidelines and Principles
SoCal UX Camp 2017, August 13, 2017

Data Storytelling and Data-Driven Design with Karen Dietz
San Diego Business Service Alliance, July 21, 2017

UX and Agile Interactive Talk
San Diego Startup Week, June 22, 2017

Design Thinking Panel Discussion
San Diego Startup Week, June 23, 2017

The Art of Product Engineering Final Project Panel
Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD, June 13

Here comes the User Experience Manifesto
Portofino Media, June 4

UX Boot Camp for Agile Development
Rady School of Management, UCSD, May 19

Med Device/Tech Journey Mapping
San Diego Medical Device and Technology, UCSD, May 11

San Diego International Institute of Business Analysis
San Diego, CA April 25

UX Design in Agile Development
Rady School of Management, UCSD, March 16

Google Design Sprint vs. IBM Design Loop: Design Thinking in Agile
Nielsen Norman Group Online Seminar, February 22


2016 Events

Customer Experience Guest Speaker
UC San Diego, November 23

Customer Experience Guest Speaker
Cal State Fullerton, November 19

UX Boot Camp for Agile Development
Santa Monica, CA, October 2016

Exploring the Agile User Experience Journey Podcast
August 16, 2016

Opening Keynote: User Experience in Agile
SoCal UX Camp
CSU Fullerton, CA August 6

“We were ecstatic to have Sean Van Tyne open our user experience unconference as our keynote speaker… he delivered a very important topic of Agile Development in our field which was very engaging and informative.” – David Nguyen, SoCal UX Camp

User Experience Design in Agile Development
ProductCamp LA
Los Angeles, CA, July 16

UX Boot Camp for Product Managers
Tustin, CA, May 14 2016

UX Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs
San Diego, CA, January 23, 2016

“Sean is an expert and thought leader in the field of user experience and design thinking. If you’re looking for a crash course in UX or just want to up your game, I highly recommend attending one of his boot camp sessions. Money and time very well spent.” – Steve Craig, Product Leader

2015 Events

Real Talk San Diego
December 4

November 10

Main Stage, Most Voted Speaker
SoCal Product Camp 2015
October 24

Customer Experience Guest Speaker
Cal State Fullerton
October 10

Main Stage, Most Voted Speaker
SoCal UX Camp 2015
Cal State Fullerton, August 15

Project Management Certificate Program 2015 Panelist
San Diego, CA, May 30

University of California San Diego
Guest Lecturer, April 23

California State University Fullerton
Fullerton, CA, April 18

2014 Events

ProductCamp SoCal 2014
Anaheim, CA, November 15

FICO World 2014
San Diego, CA, November 11-14

“Sean not only immediately connected with the group and got us to think outside of our normal industry box, but also helped us navigate the dual customer nature of our business, not an easy task… Sean has a style of presentation that allows the audience to feel like they are in a dialogue with him rather than a lecture. And, he is approachable and can capture an audience one-on-one as well as in a group… In a very short time, the group grasped the compelling message that Sean shared and was able to explore our industry’s customer experience with his guidance.” – Marguerite Watanabe, Event Planner, FICO World

Closing Keynote: The Customer Experience Revolution
Watch speaking video: SDL Innovate Conference 2014
San Francisco, CA, June 10-13

University California San Diego, Guest Lecturer
San Diego, CA, April 14

How to Design for an Omni-Channel Shopping Experience Webinar
February 25

Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, CSU Fullerton
Fullerton, CA, January 25

2013 Events

Keynote: Cross Channel Experience Design
Total Customer Experience 2013
San Diego, CA November 6 & 7

“Sean was the one of the best rated [presenters] at the event… He took the time to understand the audience, talk with attendees throughout the event, sit in on other sessions and was able to present some unique material and thoughts that resonated with everyone and flowed perfectly with the other sessions. He went above and beyond in all aspects of a presenter. His expertise and ideas in the CX/UX area are innovative and well thought out and his passion for these topics shown throughout our conversations. Can’t wait to work with him again!” – David Yerks, Conference Organizer

Designing The Simplest, Most Delightful User Experiences
The Market Research Event 2013
Nashville, TN, October 21-23

Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, Guest Lecturer
Cal State Fullerton, July 20

Fireside Chat – Customer Experience Revolution
TechBiz Connection

Irvine, CA, July 17

SoCal UX Camp 2013
Fullerton, CA, June 1

“Sean provided expert content based on years of research. His style was charismatic and filled with stories about conversations with companies (from) the Customer Experience Revolution… His content was relevant… And the audience appreciated his fresh insights and approach to the topic.” – Annette Franz, SoCal Local Networking Event Lead – CXPA

Ask, Watch, and Listen
Los Angeles User Experience
Santa Monica, CA, February 21

“The ratings for the Sean Van Tyne event were exceptionally high. I’m thrilled that the great majority who attended really enjoyed Sean’s talk.” – Crystal Ehrlich, LA UX Organizer

University California San Diego
San Diego, CA, January 30, 2013

2012 Events

ProductCamp SoCal 2012
Fullerton, CA, November 1, 2012

Topics: Emotional Connection from The Customer Experience Revolution; User Experience and Scaled Agile Framework

PMI San Diego
San Diego, CA, October 11

CoreLogic Product Summit
Orange County, CA, October 9-10

Opening Keynote
The Gateway Analytic Network Product Management Event 2012
San Diego, CA, October 8

CXO TweetChat: Customer Journey Maps
Customer Experience Optimization, September 17, 2012

Cal State Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Fullerton, CA, September 15, 2012

User Experience Orange County
Orange County, CA, September 4, 2012

LPL Financial 2012 Focus Conference
San Diego, CA, August 20 and 22, 2012

“Nearly 2,600 LPL Financial advisors attended our annual national conference… Sean shared valuable insights from his research and helped our small business owner advisors learn how they can too implement proven strategies to improve their customer experience. Participants in Sean’s talk rated the learnings as some of their best takeaways from the conference.” – Jen Gloss, Senior Vice President of Business Consulting, LPL Financial

The 12 Essential of Customer Experience
Orange County Product Managers
Orange County, CA, July 11, 2012

The Customer Experience Revolution: Lessons about different and better from some of the best
San Diego Software Industry Council
San Diego, CA, June 14, 2012

America Session 2012
World Trade Center Association
San Diego, CA, April 18, 2012

Keynote Speaker
JD Power and Associates Service Excellence Summit 2012

Orlando, Florida, March 13-15, 2012

“I originally met Sean during the research phase for his book, the Customer Experience Revolution. From there I hired him as a speaker during my tenure at JD Power… He is without fail an engaging and thought provoking speaker on the topic of customer experience. His deep understanding of the interface between consumers and technology and the needs of consumers can add fuel and context to any meeting or conversation on the topic of delivering a great experience.”
– Gary Tucker, JD Power

Cal State Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Fullerton, CA, February 18, 2012

TechBiz Connection Website Usability LIVE (Panelist)
Irvine, California, January 18, 2012

2011 Events

Software Development and Evolution Conference 2011
Winnipeg, Canada, October 17 -19, 2011

Topics: Ask Watch and Listen (PDF); UX Design and Agile Development (PDF)

ProductCamp SoCal 2011
Fullerton, CA, October 15, 2011

Customer Journey Mapping (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council, July 14, 2011

Designing Technology for People
Los Angeles IIBA, Disney Consumer Products
Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 2011

How Much UX
PMI San Diego Conference 2011, May 14, 2011

Applying the Theory of Multiple Intelligence to the Online Learning Experience
Bridgepoint Education, San Diego, CA, April 27, 2011

UX Departments (Panelist)
San Diego Computer-Human Interaction
April 20, 2011

What Are YOUR User Experience Requirements? (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council
April 7, 2011

Profitability by Customer Experience
OC Product Managers, Orange County, CA
March 30, 2011

Pathways to User Experience (Panelist)
San Diego Computer-Human Interaction
February 16, 2011

2010 Events

ProductCamp SoCal 2
Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business
November 6, 2010

User Experience Balanced Scorecard
San Diego Software Industry Council User Experience Business Information Group
September 15, 2010

Bridging the Gap between Management and Development Webinar
Creative Good Council High Tech SIG
August 10, 2010

Customer Experience and Emotional Design (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council User Experience Business Information Group
June 02, 2010

Get It Right: Analytics and User Experience Design (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council User Experience Business Information Group
March 03, 2010

UCSD CSSA Cognitive Science Conference 2010 (Panelist)
January 16, 2010

2009 Events

Human Centered Design: User-Experience Development: Strategy, Tactics, and Maturity Modeling (Panelist)
HCI International 2009, July 22, 2009

Download White Paper

User Experience: Bridging the Gap between Business and Technology
PMI SD Conference, MAY 15, 2009

UX measurements accelerate revenue! (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council User Experience Business Information Group
June 3, 2009

UX with What You Got: In-sourcing Your User Experience (Moderator)
San Diego Software Industry Council User Experience Business Information Group
March 05, 2009

Architecture from Solution to Enterprise: A necessary evil or effective best practices? (Panelist)
AITP San Diego, February 11, 2009

Business Analyst Role in developing successful User Experience
International Institute of Business Analysis
San Diego, CA, January 20, 2009

2008 Events

Market Aligned User Experience Seminar
Del Mar Doubletree, October 8, 2008

Fuel-efficient User Experience (Moderator)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, September 10, 2008

Achieving Customer Loyalty and Top Line Growth through User Experience Talent Acquisition (Moderator)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, June 4, 2008

User Experience Design
San Diego Chapter of Society for Software Quality, March 27, 2008

Beyond Usability (Moderator)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, March 5, 2008

Mashups! Composite Enterprise Applications (Moderator)
SDSIC Service Oriented Architecture BIG, February 27, 2008

2007 Events

What We Learn from Our Customers (Moderator)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, October 10, 2007

The User is NOT You: Defining Your Users (Moderator)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, September 5, 2007

A Primer on User Experience (Interview)
Customer’s Rock!, July 20, 2007

Customer Rock’s blog.

User Experience Primer (PDF)

Creating Outstanding User Experiences Workshop
Managing Innovation Conference, May 16th, 2007

What is the ROI of User Experience? (Panelist)
SDSIC User Experience BIG, April 4, 2007

Product Design meets Product Management
SDSIC Product Management BIG, February 15, 2007

Product Design: Bridging the Gap Between Product Management and Development
STC San Diego, January 10, 2007