Micah Alpern

Micah Alpern is a Senior Design Leader who's lead teams at LinkedIn, Yahoo!, and eBay. At LinkedIn he lead the overall mobile UX team for 2.5 years, growing it from 1 to 12 designers. His team built award winning apps for iOS, Android, Tablet, Phone, & Mobile web. Later he was the design manager for the CORE team supporting, Profile, Identity, Search, Growth, Registration, SEO, & Onboarding.

Micah is data driven and cares about advancing the art of product design. Previously Micah was the Design Director for Yahoo! Search where he lead a team of 15 designers and prototypers who were responsible for the holistic search experience. Prior to Yahoo! Micah was a design lead at eBay focusing on Selling and Mobile. He was a founding Director of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA). Micah is a alumni of the Human Computer Interaction program at Carnegie Mellon.