Syntax Lounge - UX/Design Mixer

100 Lombard St 4th Floor Toronto, ON M5C 1M3

6:00 pm

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About Event

Expand your knowledge by mingling with a fun, smart, and creative crowd that will be sure to leave you motivated to push your own career forward. Wine and snacks will be provided, with plenty of opportunities to mingle, as well as a panel of inspirational creatives. Join us as we hear the lessons they've learned (sometimes the hard way!) and their vision for the future. There will be the opportunity to ask questions after the panel, but if you've got a question burning a hole in your pocket right now, send it our way and we'll be sure our panelists address it during the evening.

* Ticket prices are to cover expenses and any additional proceeds will be donated to the Toronto Humane Society.

3 Hours
  • 6:00 pm - Welcome

    Enjoy yourself, relax, have a couple of drinks and network.

  • 6:30 pm - Panel

    Meet our panelists! We'll ask a couple of probing questions to get the conversation going, and then open the floor to Q&A.

  • 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Mingle

    After we wrap up the panel, you're free to stick around and mingle with our panelists and network with other guests.


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Our Panelists

We’ve got experts waiting for you

With some impressive experience under their belt, our speakers will be sure to inspire and educate you.

Ralph has been working in the technology field since 1997 and have spent most of that time in an agency environment. He has a passion for innovation and creating user focused products.
Ralph Reefke

Head of Technology and Development at WebCanada

There's a sweet spot where business goals and user goals intersect. Robert has helped startups and established companies alike hit that sweet spot by "falling in love with the problem" -- then designing products and services that deliver.
Robert Barlow-Busch

UX Design Lead at Google

Think Dirty® is a mobile-first, social commerce platform that connects ingredient-conscious beauty shoppers to natural beauty brands. Think Dirty's mission is to make reading cosmetic and personal care product labels simple, easy and fun. Lily's passions for design, technology, health and beauty have led her to a path of building a purpose-driven venture about consumer transparency and sustainable practices for beauty.
Lily Tse

Founder and CEO at Think Dirty®

InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. Eoghan currently leads the onboarding and growth design effort at InVision, exploring new ways for teams of designers, engineers, and their stakeholders to design and ship amazing digital products.
Eoghan Reid

Product Designer at InVision

Passionate design leader with over 15 years of proven user experience expertise in strategy, design, research and execution of complex multi modal platforms. Exemplary communication, analytical and collaborative leadership approaches. Demonstrated ability to strategically and tactically lead high-performance teams and strengthen stakeholder relationships across organizational units.
Reem Gamil

Head of UX & Design, Amazon cloud Drive Services

Wattpad’s mission is to connect the world through stories. Stephanie fell in love with the community of readers and writers and was fascinated by how technology can bring people together. Currently, she is a Product Experience Designer responsible for making the writer journey more rewarding for writers on Wattpad.
Stephanie Cruz

Product Experience Designer at Wattpad

Sam Horodezky has been building robust, user-friendly software for 15+ years. Sam returned this summer to his native town Toronto, after 20 years in the US, to found his own consultancy, Strathearn Design. Previous to this he held senior Product Management positions at Teradata Marketing Applications and Qualcomm Inc. Sam holds an MS in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego, and six patents from the USPTO.
Sam Horodezky

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