About Alexis

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.

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About the Talk

"The Accidental Route to Design Leadership"

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.

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Talk Schedule

Day 1, 6:00 to 6:45 PM

UX+ Conference 2023 Speakers

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Fonz Morris
Lead Product Designer,
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Crystal Yan
Product Manager,
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Jay Demetillo
Silvano D’Orazio
Group Head of UX & Brand, TymeGroup
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Yutong & Yunan Xue
Staff Product Designer & Product Manager, Meta
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Alexis Collado
Chief Design Officer,
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Kristian Mikhel
Senior Product Designer,
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Aditi Kulkarni
Product Design Leader,
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Leroy Almeida
Product Design Lead,
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Anj Garong
Web3 UX,


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