Dane Howard is a user experience design leader and entrepreneur. He has built his career through helping companies design, prototype, and build products and transform design cultures. With a background in sequential media, he has focused much of his work on building products and brand stories. User-focused design and serial thinking are the emphasis of his work. Dane has worked on an international scale with directors of design, marketing and R&D labs, and chief executive officers. He has played a principal design and leadership role in developing key strategies for Microsoft, Designworks BMW, Major League Baseball, Scient Corporation, Quokka Sports, NBC Olympics, Alias Systems Corporation (formerly Alias|Wavefront), and eBay. His work and travels have brought him experience in working both in Europe and Asia. In 2006, he co-founded VUVOX, which was acquired in 2008 by eBay. He is now a global design leader at eBay inc. Dane is an author, painter, photographer, designer, and father. A personal website for his kids spawned a book entitled “The Future of Memories” to help anyone better prepare, document, and share their life’s stories. Dane frequently speaks on innovation, design, and cultural change.
Director, Global Brand Experience, eBay Inc.