Look at any individual decision to do or not do. It may seem arbitrary at best. Risky at worst. Facing forward, choices look like forks in a road. In hindsight, the path is straight and clear. This is a list of things made, done, and accomplished along the way. It sits at the intersection of filing cabinet and CV and is intermittently pruned.

2022
Interview
Design To Be Podcast
From host Rachel Weissman: "We dive into experiences that can unexpectedly elicit joy at work – like discovering and operationalizing a new strength or helping to bring someone else’s vision to life – as well as more intentional practices you can use – like getting clarity on your convictions through open conversation with people you trust."
2021
Book Contribution
Design-Led Culture Playbook
Contributions on building design-led culture at Grab for this research project led by DesignSingapore Council and ROHEI Learning & Consulting
2021
Talk
Global Innovation Forum
2021
Talk
IXDC 2021
2021
Talk
DTUX 2021
Designing for Humans by Learning from Ground Truths
2021
Interview
Skyline Magazine
Singapore URA's (Urban Redevelopment Authority) publication interview on changing work habits, shifts in office culture, and Singapore compared to New York City.
2021
Talk
UX Evening @ Google
What mindset and skills aide someone joining UX from unrelated disciplines? Along with two other designer leaders, addressing the topic of UX career development through various perspectives.
2021
Talk
UXDX APAC 2021
Fireside chat with UXDX founder Catherine Madden focused on lessons learned building and leading teams in new markets.
2021
Talk
World Class Design Conference
2021
Jury
SG Mark 2021
The SG Mark is awarded to individuals and organisations whose innovative and exceptional designs spur the imagination and enhance our day-to-day lives.
2020
Talk
UXVN Festival 2020
Design For/In/With: An open sharing of observations and lessons learned after two years working in Southeast Asia.
2020
Talk
Made In The Future Summit
Closing keynote for fellows and mentors
2020
Talk
Web Directions, Product: Remote
2020
Jury
President's Design Award
The President*s Design Award (P*DA) is Singapore’s highest honour for designers and designs across all disciplines. It recognises the achievements of an extraordinary group of people making a difference to the lives of Singaporeans and the global community through excellent design.
2020
Talk
Feed Sessions: Designing Resilient Systems
Fireside chat with, poet, policymaker and polymath Aaron Maniam to shed light on resilience in moments of crisis and when taking a long view of systems.
2020
Jury
SG Mark 2020
The SG Mark is awarded to individuals and organisations whose innovative and exceptional designs spur the imagination and enhance our day-to-day lives.
2020
Jury
Design For Good
Design Business Chamber Singapore’s Design for Good Open Call attracted over 120 entries within two weeks and six promising projects are selected for funding, project development & rapid prototyping.
2019
Talk
Sketch Kuala Lumpur Meet Up
What's Next in 2020
2019
Talk
Leading Design London
Plans are lies, so let's keep planning.
2019
Talk
MODA Design Conversation: Randy J. Hunt
2019
Talk
Stack-X: Experience Reimagined
Presented by GovTech Singapore
2019
Talk
Design4India Design Summit
2019
Talk
IXDC 2019
keynote
2019
Talk
Tech In Asia: Product Development Conference
2019
Talk
Product Management Festival
2019
Interview
Bureau of Digital
A conversation on "Time Well Spent"
2019
Project
Product Design for the Web, 2nd Edition
Updated edition of my first book with expanded content and revised illustrations.
2019
Project
Things of Quality, Remastered
T-shirt design for Ghostly International
2018
Talk
Anchorage Design Week
2017
Interview
The Design of Business | The Business of Design
Discussion with Jessica Helfand and Michael Beirut, centers around designing for online communities and e-commerce.
2017
Jury
National Design Awards
Served on the selection committee for the National Design Award, given by Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the highest design honor in the U.S.A.
2017
Jury
Sappi Ideas That Matter
2017
Interview
Dumb Questions for Smart Designers
2017
Interview
On Design: Randy Hunt
Short interview for ACU Art + Design
2017
Interview
O'Reilly Design Podcast
2015
Interview
Design Details
"It depends" recorded live at Etsy.
2015
Interview
The Start
2015
Jury
DesignArts Utah
2015
Talk
HOW Design Live
2015
Interview
Between Screens: Code & Design
Topics: organising teams, effective over clever, research, value of small frequent change
2015
Jury
Print Celebrates Design
2014
Book Contribution
Forward for Designing For Performance
A forward essay for Lara Hogan's book on balancing aesthetics and speed in software design. Cake-baking makes an appearance as metaphor.
2014
Award
National Design Award
Etsy received the National Design Award for Corporate & Institutional Achievement, the highest design honor in the U.S.A.
2013
Project
Product Design for the Web
Book published by New Riders. John Maeda called it "the book on product design."
2013
Interview
The Industry podcast
Discussion on creative direction, formal education, getting hired at a tech company.
2012
Interview
Design Matters with Debbie Millman
2011
Talk
Warm Gun Design Conference
Topic: Design for Continuous Deployment. Hell yes!
2011
Talk
Appsterdam: Meet the Makers 2
2011
Talk
Future of Web Design
Topic: The Future of Branding
2011
Talk
PICA Conference
2011
Jury
Art Directors Club of New Jersey
2010
Interview
Design Milk
Friday Five with Randy J. Hunt of Supercorp
2010
Project
Supermarket
Co-founder & designer of two-sided e-commerce marketplace for designer-made goods. "Great design. Straight from designers."
2008
Book Contribution
Field-Tested Books
An essay on reading a book about manufactured desire while in Tokyo.