Kelsey Ruger has spent the last decade as a developer, user experience designer, marketer and manager in pursuit of his passion for creating solutions that people love. He has lent his expertise to projects with Prodigy, AT&T, Yahoo, Microsoft, Invesco, Myspace, Schlumberger and a number of smaller start-ups. Kelsey’s consulting, design and web roots provide him with a unique perspective that helps him bridge the gaps between strategy, creativity and execution, ultimately resulting in useful solutions for his clients and their customers.
Previously Kelsey served as Vice President of Design & Innovation for Houston based ChaiONE, where he designed and developed new products for ChaiONE and its customers.
A graduate of the University of Houston, Kelsey volunteers his time to several professional/community organizations. He is currently the president of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association and a mentor for REDLabs Accelerator at the University of
Houston. Kelsey was recently named one of Houston’s Top 40 professionals under 40.
Kelsey is widely regarded as an authority on user experience, design thinking, marketing, creativity, web development and mobile strategy, whose presentations have received over 500,000 views on Slideshare (http://www.slideshare.net/themoleskin). He can be found at his blog http://www.themoleskin.com.