Getting the Gig
Harrison Wheeler is a Silicon-Valley based UX Design Manager with roots in the Midwest.
His diverse design experience has taken him from working as an entrepreneur, scaling a startup to working in a tech corporation. Currently at LinkedIn, he builds design teams, simplifies complex ideas into effective and beautifully designed solutions and inspires through storytelling.
With 15 years of design experience, Harrison regularly contributes articles, interviews and workshops on all things UX design. This interest inspired him to launch Technically Speaking with Harrison Wheeler, a podcast that explores the in’s and out’s about everything related to User Experience Design.
Jaz Wray recently joined Encompass Digital Media as Sales Director - Western USA & Canada. Encompass is a global technology services company focused on supporting broadcast, cable, and digital leaders worldwide. Wray has worked in the media & entertainment and wireless telecommunication industries for more than 20 years across the Americas.
Wray has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and earned his MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Wray is an FAA licensed private pilot and certified scuba diver who enjoys international travel and learning foreign languages.
Wray has worked with key accounts around the world such as NASA, Space-X, Amazon AWS, Google, YouTube, Apple, Disney, DirecTV/AT&T, Paramount, Sony, American Express, Bechtel, medical facilities, megachurches, renowned performance theaters, military bases, and multinational corporate clients. He is certified as a Six Sigma process improvement expert and a Toastmaster public speaker. Wray enjoys delivering inspirational training sessions specifically focused on helping others maximize their career opportunities with job search tips and interviewing advice to stand out from the crowd, receiving those offers.