Nick Finck

Interaction Latin America 2019 - Medellín, Colombia


Nick Finck is an experienced professional keynote speaker who has presented at events globally since 2001. He has keynoted at conferences both inside the field of design and outside of it. He also does corporate workshops for teams and businesses. Nick covers a wide range of topics within the field of design including the following:

  • User experience design and product design
  • Design leadership and design operations
  • Design career growth and design education
  • The future of design & technology

Nick creates presentations that meet your attendees’ needs and keeps them engaged. If you would like to invite Nick to keynote at your next event, please get in touch.

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Nick Finck speaking at the Collaborate Bristol 2014 conference

Collaborate Bristol 2014 - Bristol, UK


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A map of locations of conference & events Nick Finck has spoken at.

Recent speaking engagements

Date Event Location
Nov. 14 2022 UW Communication Leadership Seattle, WA
Oct. 31 2019 Interaction Latin America 2019 Medellin, Colombia
Sep. 15 2019 Instructor Summit 2019 Atlanta, GA
Oct. 17 2016 Giant 2016 Charlotte, NC
Sep. 5 2016 Generate Sydney 2016 Sydney, Australia
Jun. 1 2916 UXPA International Conference 2016 Seattle, WA
May. 20 2016 UX London 2016 London, England
Mar. 17 2016 DIBI 2016 Edinburgh, Scotland

Previous speaking engagements >

Nick is a knowledgeable, engaging, and entertaining speaker. He makes difficult topics approachable and gives his audience memorable and actionable advice to apply in their daily work. In addition to being a great guy, he’s an excellent member of any conference roster.

—J. Cornelius
Webmaster Jam Session

Over the last few years, Nick has lent his expertise to several different panels at the SXSW Interactive Festival. He has always done a great job of preparing himself (and his fellow speakers) for these sessions—and he consistently earns high marks in our surveys of event attendees.

—Hugh Forrest
SXSW Interactive

Videos from selected talks

A Path for Tomorrow
Interaction Latin America

The Nuances of UX

The Cross-Channel Experience
Breaking Development

How Content Strategy Fits Into the UX

Nick Finck speaking at the Interaction Latin America conference in Medellin, Colombia

Current Talk

A Path for Tomorrow

45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

This is a brand new keynote talk on a series of things framing the current state of the design industry. It covers some of the issues we face as our industry grows and matures. In specific the talk highlights the challenges those transitioning into the field face and how that is going to impact business going forward.

  • The career experience gap
  • Career paths and leveling in design
  • Gatekeeping in design and how to find advocates
  • Diversity and inclusion in design
  • Mentoring and apprenticeships in design

Have Nick speak at your event

Nick Finck speaking at the Interaction Latin America 2019 conference in Medellín, Colombia

Interaction Latin America 2019 - Medellín, Colombia

DIBI 2016 - Edinburgh, Scotland