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Yazin Akkawi

Founder and Principal, MSTQ

Chicago

Yazin is the Founder and Principal at the Chicago-based design firm MSTQ. Through his design firm, Yazin combines his expertise in design, the behavioral sciences and strategic foresight to create forward-thinking products for startups and Fortune 500 companies. And when he’s not designing, he’s sharing his perspectives on design and innovation in his column for Inc Magazine.

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User Research Methods

User Research Methods

Learn research methods for understanding what is important to your users and techniques for using those insights effectively.

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Design Thinking Bootcamp

Design Thinking Bootcamp

Foster your ability to think differently in your quest to develop innovative products, services and organizations.

Day in the Life of a UX Designer

Day in the Life of a UX Designer

Join us for a panel to learn more about the day-to-day challenges, joys & huge perks of being a UX Designer.

How to Get a Job at a Startup

How to Get a Job at a Startup

This talk will investigate how job seekers can prepare themselves for success and land a job at a startup where they can learn and grow.

Design in Motion

Design in Motion

See METRO’s top designers in action, and learn how you can apply design strategy to your own projects.

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