#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 02 - 03 May 2022

Aarron Walter

Aarron Walter is Director of Product on the COVID Response team at Resolve to Save Lives. Previously, he was VP of Content at InVision, and founded the UX practice at Mailchimp where he helped grow the product from a few thousand users to more than 10 million. He's the author of a number of books, the latest of which is a second edition of Designing for Emotion. Aarron's design guidance has helped the White House, the US Department of State, and dozens of major corporations, startups, and venture capital firms. Aarron co-hosts the Webby nominated Design Better podcast.

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Returning to Your Maker Roots

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, Aarron Walter shares how launching a podcast about the challenges of life and the alchemy of satisfaction helped him grow in ways he’d never expected.