Alexis is a designer, podcaster, career coach, and community builder. He’s currently the Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer of Swarm, helping connect founders to talented fractional professionals. He was involved in building things like the Roots podcast, UX Society, and the UX+ Conference. In the past, he was a Senior Product Designer for Filipino Y-Combinator startups like Kalibrr (YC W13) and Dashlabs.ai (YC W21). You can often spot him playing badminton or DoTA 2.
This talk provides an intimate look into the real-life experiences and unexpected pathways that shape a design career. It provides valuable insights into becoming a co-founder and navigating the less prescribed aspects of the design world.