Anjali Desai

Sr. Director of UX at SAP Ariba,
USA.

Anjali Desai

Anjali Desai is the Sr. Director of Design in the User Experience Group at SAP Ariba. She is passionate about user centered design solutions, which are scalable globally, brand aligned and a delight to the end-user. She tries her best to follow her design mantra: S.I.P. 2 DELIGHT Simple + Intuitive + Purposeful = Delightful Design Prior to joining SAP Ariba, Anjali worked at Intuit, PayPal, Oracle, E+Y, Adobe and other Silicon Valley companies managing multi-disciplinary user experience and design teams. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Art and Multimedia and B.F.A in Applied Arts and Typography.



Michele Sarko

Chief Designer at Intuit,
USA.

Michele Sarko

Michele Sarko is the Chief Designer for Intuit, leading design advanced technology and cross-company ecosystem design efforts. Prior to that she spent 2years at SAPAriba, leading the transformation of all Ariba products to a more modern, delightful, and consumer like experience.
Michele has spent the past 20 years leading multi-disciplinary User Experience teams. Prior to joining SAP Ariba, Michele worked at Intuit, BMC Software, Remedy, AltaVista, and other Silicon Valley companies. Her tenure spans across enterprise, consumer, search and e-commerce industries, with additional focuses in internationalization, localization, and accessibility.



Building + Scaling UX teams.

30 min Case study | Categeory: UX | Target Audience: UX practitioners, Product Heads and Educators.

We will discuss the foundational team structure for a UX organization and share best practices for UX skills that should scale to market demands. Case Studies on of how companies like Intuit, SAP Ariba and PayPal have scaled UX organizations globally will be discussed. Which functions you should invest, when and why?
VIDEO of Infomercial on UX: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=sNc5FPOpkDM#action=share

Three key takeaways

  • Key functions in UX: now and in the future.

  • Unicorns and Non-Unicorns

  • Leveraging the right skills for right projects.