Look at any individual decision to do or not do. It may seem arbitrary at best. Risky at worst. Looking forward, many 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.

Nov 22, 2021
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Nov 22, 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
Sep 28, 2021
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Sep 30, 2021
Speaking Engagement
Global Innovation Forum
Sep 15, 2021
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Sep 19, 2021
Speaking Engagement
IXDC 2021
Sep 17, 2021
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Sep 17, 2021
Speaking Engagement
DTUX 2021
Designing for Humans by Learning from Ground Truths
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Jul 19, 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.
Mar 23, 2021
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Mar 23, 2021
Speaking Engagement
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.
Mar 4, 2021
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Mar 5, 2021
Speaking Engagement
UXDX APAC 2021
Fireside chat with UXDX founder Catherine Madden focused on lessons learned building and leading teams in new markets.
Feb 18, 2021
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Feb 19, 2021
Speaking Engagement
World Class Design Conference
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Dec 12, 2020
Speaking Engagement
UXVN Festival 2020
Design For/In/With: An open sharing of observations and lessons learned after two years working in Southeast Asia.
Dec 8, 2020
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Dec 10, 2020
Speaking Engagement
Made In The Future Summit
Closing keynote for fellows and mentors
Nov 12, 2020
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Dec 4, 2020
Speaking Engagement
Web Directions, Product: Remote
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Dec 4, 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.
Dec 2, 2020
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Dec 2, 2020
Speaking Engagement
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.
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Aug 28, 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.
Apr 1, 2020
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Apr 27, 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.
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Dec 20, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Sketch Kuala Lumpur Meet Up
What's Next in 2020
Nov 6, 2019
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Nov 8, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Leading Design London
Plans are lies, so let's keep planning.
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Oct 4, 2019
Speaking Engagement
MODA Design Conversation: Randy J. Hunt
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Sep 12, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Stack-X: Experience Reimagined
Presented by GovTech Singapore
Aug 22, 2019
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Aug 23, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Design4India Design Summit
Jul 11, 2019
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Jul 14, 2019
Speaking Engagement
IXDC 2019
keynote
Jul 3, 2019
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Jul 4, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Tech In Asia: Product Development Conference
Jun 17, 2019
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Jun 18, 2019
Speaking Engagement
Product Management Festival
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May 24, 2019
Interview
Bureau of Digital
A conversation on "Time Well Spent"
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Jan 31, 2019
Project
Things of Quality, Remastered
T-shirt design for Ghostly International
Jan 1, 2016
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Dec 31, 2018
Role
NYCxDESIGN steering committee
Sep 11, 2017
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Oct 31, 2018
Role
Artsy, Head of Design
Leading product design, brand, and research for the top online marketplace for contemporary art.
Sep 10, 2018
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Sep 16, 2018
Speaking Engagement
Anchorage Design Week
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Dec 5, 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.
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Oct 19, 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.
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Oct 18, 2017
Jury
Sappi Ideas That Matter
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Aug 30, 2017
Interview
Dumb Questions for Smart Designers
Jan 4, 2010
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Jul 31, 2017
Role
Etsy, VP Design
Executive overseeing product design, brand, and research for the world's leading handmade marketplace. Along the way led product and product marketing too.
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Jan 19, 2017
Interview
O'Reilly Design Podcast
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Dec 2, 2015
Interview
Design Details
"It depends" recorded live at Etsy.
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Jul 15, 2015
Interview
The Start
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Jun 25, 2015
Jury
DesignArts Utah
May 4, 2015
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May 8, 2015
Speaking Engagement
HOW Design Live
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May 6, 2015
Interview
Between Screens: Code & Design
Topics: organising teams, effective over clever, research, value of small frequent change
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Apr 15, 2015
Interview
Workgroups DaVinci
"On Creativity, To-Do Lists And The Tools He Can’t Live Without"
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Jan 9, 2015
Jury
Print Celebrates Design
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Dec 11, 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.
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Oct 9, 2014
Award
National Design Award
Etsy received the National Design Award for Corporate & Institutional Achievement, the highest design honor in the U.S.A.
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Nov 8, 2013
Project
Product Design for the Web
Book published by New Riders. John Maeda called it "the book on product design."
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Feb 6, 2013
Interview
The Industry podcast
Discussion on creative direction, formal education, getting hired at a tech company.
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Apr 12, 2012
Interview
Design Matters with Debbie Millman
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Dec 2, 2011
Speaking Engagement
Warm Gun Design Conference
Topic: Design for Continuous Deployment. Hell yes!
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Nov 26, 2011
Speaking Engagement
Appsterdam: Meet the Makers 2
Nov 7, 2011
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Nov 8, 2011
Speaking Engagement
Future of Web Design
Topic: The Future of Branding
May 1, 2011
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May 3, 2011
Speaking Engagement
PICA Conference
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Mar 19, 2011
Jury
Art Directors Club of New Jersey
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Feb 10, 2010
Interview
Design Milk
Friday Five with Randy J. Hunt of Supercorp
Dec 7, 2006
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Jan 31, 2010
Project
Supermarket
Co-founder & designer of two-sided e-commerce marketplace for designer-made goods. "Great design. Straight from designers."
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Jun 8, 2008
Book Contribution
Field-Tested Books
An essay on reading a book about manufactured desire while in Tokyo.
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Interview
On Design: Randy Hunt
Short interview for ACU Art + Design
Jan 1, 2021
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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.
Jul 1, 2021
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Role
Singapore Polytechnic Media, Arts & Design Advisory Committee
Advise SG Poly's MAD cross-disciplinary program on course development, trends, and industry needs.