Dan Saffer, principal designer at Kicker Studio, has designed interactive products since 1995 that are currently used by millions every day. An international speaker and author, his acclaimed book Designing for Interaction (New Riders) has been called "a bookshelf must-have for anyone thinking of creating new designs" and has been translated into several languages. His new book, Interactive Gestures: Designing Gestural Interfaces (O'Reilly) will be published in late 2008.
Dan is an internationally-recognized thought leader on design who has spoken at conferences and taught workshops on interaction design all over the world. Dan's writings on design have appeared in BusinessWeek, Vitamin, and Boxes and Arrows.
He has a Masters of Design in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University.