1 hr 3 min

Bob Baxley Brave UX with Brendan Jarvis

    • Design

Bob Baxley reflects on his time as a design leader at Apple, why no one can name a famous product designer, and the importance of having conviction in your ideas.


Highlights include:


- What was it like presenting design work to Steve Jobs?
- Is a job in design more than a means to an end?
- Why was Dr. Seuss trying to kill Dick & Jane?
- What role does humility play in supporting ideas?
- How can you present design effectively to senior executives?


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Who is Bob Baxley?


Bob is a design executive who lives and works in Silicon Valley. He is currently the Senior Vice-President of Design & Experience at ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and data analytics platform. 


Prior to ThoughtSpot, Bob was Head of Product Design at Pinterest where he built, led, and managed a multifaceted design team, responsible for both the consumer and business facing aspects of the product.


Bob also spent over eight years at Apple, where he served in senior leadership roles for Apple’s retail and e-commerce teams. As a Director of Design, Bob hired and led the creative team responsible for a broad variety of applications including the Apple Online Store.


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Find Bob here:


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bbaxley/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisisbobbaxley/ 


Bob’s bok:


Making the Web Work: Designing Effective Web Applications - 
https://amzn.to/2Wb0tq1


Bob’s talks:


A Universal Model for Deconstructing the User Interface - 
https://youtu.be/WOQdO5vUfmo


Designing the machine that designs the designs -
https://youtu.be/0pJ8xfTmbKo


Conditions, Constraints, and Conviction -
https://youtu.be/BYPYVvnzWsI


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Host: Brendan Jarvis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanjarvis/

Bob Baxley reflects on his time as a design leader at Apple, why no one can name a famous product designer, and the importance of having conviction in your ideas.


Highlights include:


- What was it like presenting design work to Steve Jobs?
- Is a job in design more than a means to an end?
- Why was Dr. Seuss trying to kill Dick & Jane?
- What role does humility play in supporting ideas?
- How can you present design effectively to senior executives?


======


Who is Bob Baxley?


Bob is a design executive who lives and works in Silicon Valley. He is currently the Senior Vice-President of Design & Experience at ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and data analytics platform. 


Prior to ThoughtSpot, Bob was Head of Product Design at Pinterest where he built, led, and managed a multifaceted design team, responsible for both the consumer and business facing aspects of the product.


Bob also spent over eight years at Apple, where he served in senior leadership roles for Apple’s retail and e-commerce teams. As a Director of Design, Bob hired and led the creative team responsible for a broad variety of applications including the Apple Online Store.


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Find Bob here:


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bbaxley/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisisbobbaxley/ 


Bob’s bok:


Making the Web Work: Designing Effective Web Applications - 
https://amzn.to/2Wb0tq1


Bob’s talks:


A Universal Model for Deconstructing the User Interface - 
https://youtu.be/WOQdO5vUfmo


Designing the machine that designs the designs -
https://youtu.be/0pJ8xfTmbKo


Conditions, Constraints, and Conviction -
https://youtu.be/BYPYVvnzWsI


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Thank you for tuning in! If you liked what you heard and want to support the show, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts (or wherever you listen).


Follow us on our other social channels for more great Brave UX content!


YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/TheSpaceInBetween/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-space-in-between/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thespaceinbetw__n/ 


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Host: Brendan Jarvis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanjarvis/

1 hr 3 min