Shane Morris is one of Australia’s most respected user experience design professionals. Beginning his career in the early 90’s, Shane has had experience in small and large organisations, working as a consultant and in-house. He was a General Manager and Principal Consultant at The Hiser Group, one of the world’s first commercial usability consultancies, and later became one of Microsoft’s first User Experience Evangelists. These days he runs Automatic Studio, a small digital product design agency with clients such as Cochlear, Microsoft, Telstra and Westpac. Shane has a particular focus on mentoring and coaching user experience teams, and has spoken and taught around the world on interaction design and user experience.
Shane holds a Master’s degree in Cognitive Science, and is a 6-time Microsoft Most Valued Professional. Automatic Studio’s work has been recognised with Australian Good Design awards, and Australian Mobile Awards, among others.