Designer and author of the best-selling book "The Best Interface is No Interface: A Simple Path to Brilliant Technology," Golden Krishna currently works at Google on design strategy to shape the future of Android.
Previously, Golden has worked for R&D innovation labs at Samsung and Zappos to imagine, design, and build new products and services. Among other achievements, at Samsung, Golden worked one of the company's first wearables projects, and patented technology around contextual computing. At Zappos, he explored new lines of business, and led a project for a lightning-fast RFID checkout system. He began his career working at the world-renowned interaction design consultancy Cooper in San Francisco working for design legend Alan Cooper.
Golden has toured the world to give lectures about his book and design work in Sydney, Paris, London, Berlin, Montréal, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, Boston, Austin, Denver, Sweden, Budapest, Dublin, and at other large events including a keynote at South by Southwest in front of audience of 1,600 people about "The Best Interface is No Interface."
His work and design thinking has been featured in major publications like The Verge, BBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and PC World. He was called one of the "World's Best Designers" by Fast Company.
Golden Krishna's keynote will cover the following topics:
- Screens have taken over our lives: most adults spend over eight hours a day staring at a screen
- Some “technological innovators” are hoping to grab even more of your eyeball time by using psychology to make us addicted
- In this lecture, innovator Golden Krishna challenges our world of nagging, screen-based bondage
- Diving into the ideas from his provocative book, ”The Best Interface is No Interface”, he shows how we can build a technologically advanced world without digital interfaces