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Beverly May

Head of Product and UX, UX Award

San Francisco

Founder of the UX Awards, Principal of Oxford Tech + UX Consulting, President of NYC-CHI, Beverly has over 17 years’ experience in tech, product development and user experience. She is the founder of Oxford Tech + UX, a boutique user experience and product strategy agency in NY and San Francisco that focuses on data-driven UX approaches. She is also the acting President of NYC-CHI, NYC’s largest and oldest UX and usability group, and the founder and organizer of the User Experience Awards.

Beverly's experience spans management, strategy, UX, design, development, and content. After a few years as a music promoter, music journalist and print graphic designer, Beverly began her tech career in the 1990′s by helping found one of Canada’s first digital agencies and helping grow Canada's first startup incubator. Since then, she has worked on helping conceive, upgrade or launch hundreds of digital products and services at top digital agencies in NY like R/GA, iDeutsch, BBDO and Euro, at fast-growing startups and software companies like Wireless Generation, at major publishing and media companies like Rodale, and at the United Nations before starting Oxford Tech + UX in 2008.

Oxford Tech + UX has aided many of NYC's top media companies, including Turner, Hearst and Consumer Reports, with a particular focus on CMSes, video and health tracking. Her passion is to evangelize the value and impact of great UX. Beverly has an Executive MBA from the University of Oxford, a technology Master’s degree in software systems design and new media from New York University, and a BA in English from University of Toronto. She is a triple UK- Canadian- US citizen.

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User Experience Design

User Experience Design

In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.

4 Times

Product Management

Product Management

In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.

2 Times

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

2 Times

Content Strategy and Navigation Design: Web and Mobile

Content Strategy and Navigation Design: Web and Mobile

Learn the basics of structuring effective navigation for search, browsing and content discovery on deep, large content and commerce sites.

User Experience Design Fundamentals

User Experience Design Fundamentals

Immerse yourself in this interactive workshop and learn user experience design fundamentals.

Case Studies on UX & Human-Centered Products

Case Studies on UX & Human-Centered Products

Join UX Awards founder & organizer Beverly May as she showcases & describes how to create winning UX case studies for any need

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