Steve Portigal

Steve Portigal helps companies to think and act strategically when innovating with user insights.

He is principal of Portigal Consulting and the author of two books: The classic Interviewing Users: How To Uncover Compelling Insights and new, Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries: User Research War Stories.

He’s also the host of the Dollars to Donuts podcast, where he interviews people who lead user research in their organizations. Steve is an accomplished presenter who speaks about culture, innovation, and design at companies and conferences across the globe.

He makes his home in California, on the foggy coast south of San Francisco.

Presenting at Design Research 2019:
War Stories and Lessons Learned
Opening Keynote