Andy Vitale is a seasoned veteran with 20 years of experience in all facets of design. He currently resides in Atlanta, and is the UX Director of Wholesale Banking at SunTrust Bank, one of the nation’s largest financial services companies. Prior to working at SunTrust, Andy filled the roles of entrepreneur, education department chair, and design leader at companies such as Polaris Industries, 3M Health Care and Office Depot.
With a proven ability to lead change and process improvements, Andy has developed strategies and design solutions for multiple industries within diverse organizations ranging from startups to Fortune ranked companies. Andy is a relentless user experience evangelist, with a passion for cognitive thinking and humanizing technology. He is driven by a user-centered passion that takes cross-functional teams, and their products, from good to great.
In addition to his duties at SunTrust, Andy serves as Director of Design Impact for AIGA Minnesota and is an adjunct professor for Kent State University’s User Experience Design graduate program. He is a member of the UXPA Cleveland Senior Advisory Board and the Program Advisory Committee for the Graphic Design & Interactive Media Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
When he’s not busy untangling complexities, building design teams, speaking at a conference or guesting on a podcast, Andy is an enthusiast of seasonal victuals. He is an avid sneaker collector, fan of lucha libre, and aficionado and curator of all things peculiar. You should make time to talk to him about design, his time working for a company that was targeted in the first anthrax attack in the United States, or his time spent in the world of professional wrestling.
His Session Information:
Always Designing: From Designer To Design Leader
About Revolve Conference
Revolve Conference is the flagship event for those either making or hoping to make an impact in the creative industry. The conference brings together extraordinary speakers and practitioners from around the country in user experience, design, marketing, business operations, digital project management, and content strategy.
Revolve is more than just another conference! So come armed with curiosity; a willingness to experience the food and culture of Charleston; and know that you’ll go home better for having had the Revolve Experience!