Event description


  • 6:00pm – Doors Open, Food/Drinks
  • 6:30pm – Panel Begins
  • 7:30pm – Q&A
  • 8:00pm – Drinks/Networking
  • Jamie Myrold, Vice President of Design at Adobe, will be joined by:

    Ana Arriola: Formerly Facebook and Samsung
    With over 25 years of experience, Ana has shown leadership in product management, product design, and creative direction across surfaces for consumer electronics, lifestyle experiences, UX/UI systems, and Artificial Intelligence. Her talents have been have been recognized by iF Design Awards, Good Design Awards, EISA Awards, and Cool Hunting and Monocle Magazine.
    Her values are grounded in principles that every experience crafted should be – Human. Simple. Authentic.

    Saschka Unseld:
    Saschka Unseld is a German-born director and writer who cofounded the Academy Award–nominated animation Studio Soi, where he directed and produced numerous award-winning shorts and commercials before joining Pixar Animation Studios in 2008. During his six years at Pixar, he worked on Toy Story 3, Cars 2, and Brave and wrote and directed the short film The Blue Umbrella. In 2014, Saschka became Creative Director at Passion Pictures for Commercials and co-founded Oculus Story Studio, where he now helps explore the future of VR storytelling and directed their very first VR experience, “Lost.” In 2018 he co-started his new company Tomorrow Never Knows to broaden his exploration of what storytelling means in all forms of emerging technology.

    Sagar Patel:
    Sagar is an interaction and graphics programmer who specializes in the design and creation of generative audio-reactive experiences. He has created massive projections for Sony and VR and AR experiences for Shanghai Disneyland. Recently he’s been working with musicians and generative effects in VR to achieve desired moments of synesthesia.

    Enter to win the Official SFDW Bike.