Dismantling the divide between digital technologies and the physical and biological worlds, designer August de los Reyes understands how design can either limit or enhance the experience of places, products and life transitions. A longtime advocate of inclusive design principles that incorporate and enable a multiplicity of diverse user needs, August takes us on a journey in pursuit of the smart, seamless and even joyful outcomes that are possible when we create for equitable access and the common good. 

About the Speaker

August de los Reyes is Chief Design Officer at Varo and a pioneer of inclusive design having worked with teams at Google, Microsoft, Xbox and Pinterest. He is dedicated to retooling conventional design standards that resolve exclusion to promote human well-being through technology. August is President of AIGA SF and a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.