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People (Usability, Web, and Graphic Design)

Compiled and edited by the SAP Design Guild Team – Updated: July 19, 2013

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The following list compiles people who are well-known in the area of usability, the Web, and graphic design. We also provide a list of UI and design pioneers who have already passed away.

This list will be expanded step by step. Suggestions are welcome. Please, send your suggestions to sapdesignguild@sap.com.

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Richard Anderson

e-mail:
Homepage: www.well.com/user/riander (content promised to return soon)
About: www.well.com/user/riander/about.html (ditto)
Blog: riander.blogspot.com

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Benjamin Bederson

e-mail:
HCIL: www.cs.umd.edu/hcil
Bio: www.cs.umd.edu/~bederson

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Nigel Bevan

e-mail:
Professional Usability Services: www.nigelbevan.com
Bio: www.nigelbevan.com/about.htm

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Susanne Boedker

e-mail:
Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University: cs.au.dk
Bio (CV): pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/susanne-boedker(87d4fbb6-b38c-449e-b87d-59f693b7d6f0)/cv.html?id=40299654 (Aarhus University)

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Bill Buxton

e-mail:
Bio: www.billbuxton.com
(Microsoft Research)

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Stuart Card

e-mail:
Bio: www2.parc.com/istl/groups/uir/people/stuart/stuart.htm
User Interface Research @ PARC (Area Manager)

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John Carroll

e-mail:
College of Information Sciences and Technology: www.ist.psu.edu
Homepage: jcarroll.ist.psu.edu
Bio: jcarroll.ist.psu.edu/about-2/career

Older versions:
Homepage: cscl.ist.psu.edu/public/users/jcarroll/Self/index.html
Bio: cscl.ist.psu.edu/public/users/jcarroll/Self/BioPhotos

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Gilbert Cockton

e-mail:
Northumbria University: www.northumbria.ac.uk
Heritage homepage: osiris.sunderland.ac.uk/~cs0gco/old.htm
Bio: www.northumbria.ac.uk/static/5007/despdf/profgilbert.pdf

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Larry Constantine

e-mail:
Constantine & Lockwood Ltd: www.foruse.com
Bio: www.foruse.com/about/principals.htm

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Alan Cooper

e-mail:
Cooper Interaction Design: www.cooper.com
Bio: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Cooper (Wikipedia)

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Gillian Crampton Smith

e-mail: unknown
Bio: www.iuav.it/Facolta/facolt--di1/English-ve/faculty/teaching-f/GillianCra/index.htm

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Mary Czerwinski

e-mail:
Bio (Microsoft Research): research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/marycz

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Susan Dray

e-mail:
Dray and Associates, Inc.: www.dray.com/
Bio: www.dray.com/aboutus.html

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Allison Druin

e-mail:
HCIL: www.cs.umd.edu/hcil
Bio: www.umiacs.umd.edu/~allisond

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Anthony Dunne

e-mail:
Design Interactions programme at the Royal College of Art in London: www.design-interactions.rca.ac.uk
Dunne & Raby: www.dunneandraby.co.uk
Bio: www.dunneandraby.co.uk/content/biography (Dunne & Raby) • www.design-interactions.rca.ac.uk/anthony-dunne (RCA)

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Hartmut Esslinger

e-mail: unknown
Bio (frog design): www.frogdesign.com/about/management-team#hartmut-esslinger

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Stephen Few

e-mail:
Homepage: www.perceptualedge.com
Bio: www.perceptualedge.com/about.php www.interaction-design.org/references/authors/stephen_few.html

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Jodi Forlizzi

e-mail:
University: Human-Computer Interaction InstituteThe School of Design Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Homepage: goodgestreet.com
Bio: goodgestreet.com/resu2.html

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Batya Friedman

e-mail:
University of Washington - Information School: ischool.uw.edu
The Value Sensitive Design Research Lab: www.vsdesign.org
Bio: ischool.uw.edu/directory/faculty/detail.aspx?id=3135

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Rikke Friis Dam

e-mail:
Interaction Design Foundation: www.interaction-design.org
Bio (interaction-design.org): www.interaction-design.org/references/authors/rikke_friis_dam.html

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Jonathan Grudin

e-mail:
Bio (Microsoft Research): research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/jgrudin/

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Jan Gulliksen

e-mail:
Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology: www.it.uu.se
Bio: www.it.uu.se/katalog/gulan

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JoAnn Hackos

e-mail:
Comtech Services Incorporated: www.comtech-serv.com
Bio: comtech-serv.com//index.php?main_page=index&cPath=31_135

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Marc Hassenzahl

e-mail: unknown
Homepage (Experience Design): hassenzahl.wordpress.com
Bio: www.interaction-design.org/references/authors/marc_hassenzahl.html

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Rachel Hinman

e-mail:
Homepage: rachelhinman.com
Bio: rachelhinman.com/bioandresume-page.html

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Karen Holtzblatt

e-mail:
InContext Enterprises: incontextdesign.com
Bio: incontextdesign.com/people/karen-holtzblatt

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Kristina Höök

e-mail:
SICS interaction lab: www.sics.se
Bio: www.sics.se/~kia
C.V.: www.sics.se/~kia/cv.html

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Sarah Horton

e-mail:
Homepage (Dartmouth College): www.dartmouth.edu/~shorton
Bio:www.digital-web.com/articles/sarah_horton

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William Horton

e-mail:
William Horton Consulting, Inc.: www.horton.com
Bio: www.horton.com/html/whcbiointro.htm

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Keith Instone

e-mail:

Website: instone.org
Bio: instone.org/about

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Hiroshi Ishii

e-mail:
MIT: www.media.mit.edu/~ishii
Bio: web.media.mit.edu/~ishii/bio.html

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Julie Jacko

e-mail:
Homepage (University of Minnesoata, School of Public Health): www.sph.umn.edu/facstaff/ourfaculty/faculty/jacko011
Homepage (University of Minnesoata, UP-HI): www.uphi.umn.edu/about/faculty/jacko/
Bio: www.sph.umn.edu/facstaff/ourfaculty/faculty/jacko011www.uphi.umn.edu/about/faculty/jacko/

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Bonnie John

e-mail:
Homepage: www.cs.cmu.edu/~bej/
Bio (Curriculum Vita): www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~bej/BEJvita.pdf

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Jeff Johnson

e-mail:
UI Wizards Inc.: www.uiwizards.com
Bio: www.uiwizards.com/aboutUs.html

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Clare-Marie Karat

e-mail: unknown (contact link)
IBM research: www.research.ibm.com/index.shtml
Bio: domino.research.ibm.com/comm/research_people.nsf/pages/ckarat.index.html

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John Karat

e-mail: unknown (contact link)
IBM research: www.research.ibm.com/index.shtml
Bio: domino.research.ibm.com/comm/research_people.nsf/pages/ckarat.index.html

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Photo of Alan Kay

Alan Kay

e-mail: unknown
Bio (Wikipedia): en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Kay
Bio (Scott Gash): ei.cs.vt.edu/~history/GASCH.KAY.HTML

Pioneer in object-oriented programming and graphic user interfaces (window systems). Read more in Pioneers of the Future.

Alan Kay: The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

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David Kelley

e-mail: unknown
IDEO: ww.ideo.com/
Bio: www.stanford.edu/group/WTO/people/board/kelley.shtml

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Photo of Tom Kelley

Tom Kelley

e-mail:
IDEO: www.ideo.com/
Bio: www.theartofinnovation.com/about_authors.htm; www.tenfacesofinnovation.com/tomkelley/index.htm

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Brenda Laurel

e-mail:
Homepage: www.tauzero.com/Brenda_Laurel/index.html
Bio: www.tauzero.com/Brenda_Laurel/BrendaBio.html

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Henry Lieberman

e-mail:
Homepage: web.media.mit.edu/~lieber
Lieberary: web.media.mit.edu/~lieber/Lieberary/Lieberary.html
Bio: web.media.mit.edu/~lieber/Bio.Textwww.media.mit.edu/people/lieber

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Jonas Löwgren

e-mail:
Malmö University, Sweden: www.mah.se
Personal Homepage: webzone.k3.mah.se/k3jolo
Short bio: webzone.k3.mah.se/k3jolo/resume.htm

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John Maeda

e-mail: unknown
Bio (RISD): www.risd.edu/president/maeda.html
John Maeda's Weblog: weblogs.media.mit.edu/SIMPLICITY (no longer maintained)

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Ethan Marcotte

e-mail: unknown (use contact form on homepage)
Homepage: ethanmarcotte.com
Bio: ethanmarcotte.com/#about

Photo of Aaron Marcus

Aaron Marcus

e-mail:
Aaron Marcus and Associates: www.amanda.com
Profile: amanda.com/profile

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Rolf Molich

e-mail:
DialogDesign: www.dialogdesign.dk

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Thomas P. Moran

e-mail:
Bio (Wikipedia): en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_P._Moran
Bio (Shaoke Blog): shaokezhang.blogspot.com/2008/11/thomas-p-moran.html
IBM Almaden Research Center

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Brad Myers

e-mail:
University: Human-Computer Interaction Institute - The School of Computer Science - Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Homepage: www.cs.cmu.edu/~bam

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Ted Nelson

e-mail: unknown
Bio (Wikipedia): en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Nelson
Bio (Scott Griffin): www.ibiblio.org/pioneers/nelson.html

Ted Nelson is one of the hypertext pioneers (he coined this term). His biggest project was the Xanadu hypertext system, which has never been completed. Read more in Pioneers of the Future.

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Jakob Nielsen

e-mail:
Nielsen Norman Group: www.NNgroup.com (info@nngroup.com )
Jakob Nielsen's Website: www.useit.com
Bio: www.useit.com/jakob/

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Don Norman

e-mail:
Nielsen Norman Group: www.NNgroup.com (info@nngroup.com)
Bio: www.jnd.org/NielsenNormanGroup.html
Homepage: www.jnd.org

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Gary M. Olson

e-mail:
Bio (SI): www.si.umich.edu/people/faculty-detail.htm?sid=77
Bio (CREW): www.crew.umich.edu/people/golson.html

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Judy Olson

e-mail:
Bio (SI): www.si.umich.edu/people/faculty-detail.htm?sid=78
Bio (CREW): www.crew.umich.edu/people/jolson.html

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Philippe Palanque

e-mail:
IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier, Tolouse, France: www.irit.fr
Homepage: ihcs.irit.fr/palanque

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Eric Paulos

e-mail: unknown
University: Human-Computer Interaction Institute - The School of Computer Science - Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Homepage: www.paulos.net

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Steven Pemberton

e-mail:
INS at CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: www.cwi.nl/en/research-clusters/Information-Systems
Homepage: homepages.cwi.nl/~steven

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Catherine Plaisant

e-mail:
HCIL: www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/members/cplaisant/
Resume: www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/members/cplaisant/resume-11-8-2005.pdf

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Jennifer Preece

e-mail:
College of Information Studies, University of Maryland: ischool.umd.edu
Homepage: ischool.umd.edu/people/preece
Bio: wikimania2006.wikimedia.org/wiki/Presenters/Jenny_Preeceischool.umd.edu/people/preece/CV2009.pdf

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Whitney Quesenbery

e-mail:
WQusability: www.wqusability.com
Bio: www.wqusability.com/biography.html

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Marc Rettig

e-mail:
Homepage: www.marcrettig.com
Fit Associates: www.fitassociates.com
Bio: www.fitassociates.com/biographies.htm#Marc

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Janice Rohn

e-mail:
Experian: www.experian.com
Bio: www.consumerwebwatch.org/dynamic/conferences-trust-janice-rohn-bio.cfm (not up-to-date)

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Stephanie Rosenbaum

e-mail: (Tec-Ed, Inc.)
Tec-Ed, Inc.: www.teced.com
Bio: www.teced.com/slr.html

Dan Rosenberg

Daniel Rosenberg

e-mail: unknown
Bio: www.hcii2009.org/keynote.html

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Mary Beth Rosson

e-mail:
College of Information Sciences and Technology: www.ist.psu.edu
Homepage and Bio: mrosson.ist.psu.edu

Older version:
Homepage: faculty.ist.psu.edu/rosson

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Dan Saffer

e-mail:
Syntactic Devices: syntacticdevices.com (does not work at the moment)
Homepage (O Danny Boy): www.odannyboy.com
Bio: www.odannyboy.combio provided to amazon.com by the author

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Gavriel Salvendy

e-mail:
Homepage (Purdue University): engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/People/ptProfile?resource_id=9249
Bio: engineering.purdue.edu/~salvendy

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Eric Schaffer

Eric Schaffer

e-mail: unknown
Human Factors International (HFI): www.humanfactors.com
Bio: www.humanfactors.com/about/eric.asp

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Michael Schrage

e-mail:
Bio (Homepage, MIT): ebusiness.mit.edu/Schrage/ (last edited 2005)

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Nathan Shedroff

e-mail: unknown
Contact form (Rosenfeld media): rosenfeldmedia.com/books/sustainable-design/author/contact/
Nathan Shedroff's World: www.nathan.com
Bio: www.nathan.com/me/index.html
Bio: rosenfeldmedia.com/books/sustainable-design/author/biography/

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Ben Shneiderman

e-mail:
HCIL: www.cs.umd.edu/projects/hcil
Bio: www.cs.umd.edu/~ben
Special issue of the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction in honor of Ben Shneiderman's 60th birthday

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Mads Soegaard

e-mail:
Interaction Design Foundation: www.interaction-design.org
Bio (interaction-design.org): www.interaction-design.org/references/authors/mads_soegaard.html

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Robert Spence

e-mail:
Bio (homepage, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering): www.iis.ee.ic.ac.uk/~r.spence

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Jared Spool

e-mail:
User Interface Engineering: www.uie.com
Interview: www.webword.com/interviews/spool.html
Interview: www.usabilitynews.com/news/article432.asp

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Constantine Stephanidis

e-mail:
Homepage (FORTH - ICS): www.ics.forth.gr/hci/index_main.php?l=e&c=523
Bio: www.ics.forth.gr/hci/index_main.php?l=e&c=72 (short) • www.ics.forth.gr/hci/index_main.php?l=e&c=496 (long)

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Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini

e-mail:
Nielsen Norman Group: www.NNgroup.com (info@nngroup.com)
Bio: www.asktog.com/tog.html

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Gregg Vanderheiden

e-mail:
Trace Center: trace.wisc.edu
Bio: www.engr.wisc.edu/ie/faculty/vanderheiden_gregg.html

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Colin Ware

e-mail:
Data Visualization Research Lab: ccom.unh.edu/vislab/index.html
Homepage/Bio: ccom.unh.edu/vislab/CWBio.html

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Lynda Weinman

e-mail: unknown
Company: www.lynda.com
Feature: webreference.com/graphics/greats/lynda

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Terry Winograd

e-mail:
Homepage: hci.stanford.edu/~winograd
Curriculum vitae: hci.stanford.edu/%7Ewinograd/cv.html

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Dennis Wixon

e-mail: unknown
Microsoft Game Studios (MGS), User Research: mgsuserresearch.com
Bio: MGS User Research - Team Bios (bio no longer on this page)

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Luke Wroblewski

e-mail:
LukeW Ideation + Design: www.lukew.com
Bio: www.lukew.com/about

Photo of John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman

e-mail: unknown
University: Human-Computer Interaction Institute - The School of Design - Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Homepage: www.cs.cmu.edu/~johnz/

 

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