Bob Baxley is a design executive, advisor, mentor, and advocate who has built, managed, and led UX teams at some of Silicon Valley’s most respected companies. With a career spanning three decades, Bob's work at Apple, Pinterest, Yahoo!, and elsewhere has touched hundreds of millions of users around the world.
Currently, Bob serves as the Senior Vice-President of Design at ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and data analytics platform. An advisor to Project Invent, Bob is committed to recruiting and inspiring the next generation of designers by mentoring individuals and advising organizations that are working to improve the profession and practice of digital product design.
Work is all consuming. It gobbles up your time, leaves little space for your passions, and can ultimately lay claim to your personal identity. It’s a recipe for an existential crisis. You can find the balance you crave and the growth you need by investing yourself in projects outside of your day job.
In this talk, Meredith Black, Bob Baxley, and Aarron Walter share how launching a podcast about the challenges of life helped them grow in ways they’d never expected.
Q&A with Meredith, Aarron and Bob