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Eric Schaeffer

Human Factors International
Dr. Eric Schaffer is the founder and CEO of Human Factors International, Inc. (HFI). He is currently CEO and Head of the HFI Laboratories.; ; In the UX field since 1977, he is a global evangelist for UX and has been the core driver for work on institutionalization of UX.; ; Dr. Schaffer co-developed The HFI Framework™, an ISO-certifiable process for user-centered design, built on principles from human-computer interaction, ergonomics, psychology, computer science, and marketing.; ; Dr. Schaffer has completed projects for more than 200 Fortune 500 clients, providing user experience design consulting and training. He has extensive experience in the financial, insurance, manufacturing, and government, healthcare, and telecommunications industries. And was the primary developer of the HFI courses on UX. He also was the lead for design of UX Enterprise(tm) and wrote the core patient underlying that product.; ; In addition, Dr. Schaffer has brought an array of certification programs to the user experience field, including the Certified Usability Analyst™ (CUA) and the advanced Certified User Experience Analyst™ (CXA) designations for UX practitioners, and the Certified Practice in Usability™ (CPU) and Certified Usable Design™ (CUD) programs for organizations.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 12

14:45 PDT